Affordable Care Act – Enrollment Deadline Monday 12/30/2013

If you haven’t already enrolled in Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obama Care) then you have until Monday to do so without penalty on the HealthCare.gov website. If you want your coverage to start on January 1st then you need to signup by today, Monday December 23rd. Some states have different rules but for Florida you need to signup today. Most of the major insurers have indicated that they will take premium payments as late as January 10th but you better check just to make sure. People Currently Without Coverage If you are currently without health insurance coverage then you have until the...

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Afordable Care Act Signs Up 3,571 Floridians

3,571 Florida residents have signed up for Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) according to a Department of Health & Human Services report. Not specified was whether the individuals that signed up actually purchased an insurance policy or just selected a plan. Florida had the highest ACA enrollment out of three dozen states where the federal government is operating health care exchanges from the website: www.healthcare.gov Here are some quick ACA enrollment statistics: Florida Affordable Care Act Enrollments: 3,571 Texas Affordable Care Act Enrollments: 2,991 Pennsylvania Affordable Care...

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BB&T Starts CarePlus Private Insurance Exchange

BB&T has started a private insurance exchange that is very similar to the government market place for health insurance coverage. BB&T’s exchange is called “CarePlus Benefits Exchange” and is available to employers. Offering both a standard and custom version of the exchange format. Employees can select from: Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life Insurance Disability Insurance Coverage options will be offered from various national and regional insurance providers through the BB&T marketplace. The goal of the BB&T marketplace is to assist...

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Florida Blue To Cancel 300,000 Individual Policy Holders Accounts

Florida Blue will be canceling approximately 300,000 policies held by individuals due to changes brought on by theĀ  Affordable Health Care Act. With new guidelines being handed down to the carriers from the Affordable Health Care Act this is just the first wave of changes we expect to see implemented. Cancellations will be due to minimums set forth in the new government mandate which the insurance carriers will be required to follow. With approximately 80% of Florida Blues’s individual policy holders being affected this is a significant change. Policy holders who are being affected by...

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Cheap Health Insurance for Florida Politicians

Tallahassee – Florida House Republicans will continue to pay only $8.34 per month for health care next year or $30 a month to cover the entire family. Tax payers are covering the nearly $600 a month bill for each House member with coverage. The state health plans include Blue Cross and Blue Shield or HMOs. Read the full article here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/05/13/3395771/for-florida-lawmakers-healthcare.html   ...

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