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Which Small Companies Should Add Health Insurance Benefits?

Which Small Companies Should Add Health Insurance Benefits? Eventually, the question comes up in almost every small business: should we add health insurance as a benefit for our employees? If you have a small business and you haven’t sat down to work out the right answer to this question yet, one day you will. Actually, the basic decision

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Affordable Care Act or Medicaid: Which Is More Affordable?

Affordable Care Act or Medicaid: Which Is More Affordable? The question as to whether ACA health insurance or Medicaid is more affordable has a short answer and a long answer. The short answer is that it depends on the person’s situation. The long answer is long indeed! A person’s eligibility for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act

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What Will Your Health Insurance Cost You Under the ACA?

What Will Your Health Insurance Cost You Under the ACA? First, let’s clear up some important terminology you’ll need to understand in this area. ACA stands for the Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010. According to the government, the purpose of this law was to make health insurance available to more Americans, including those with preexisting

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What You Should Know About Choosing the Right Health Insurance

What You Should Know About Choosing the Right Health Insurance So you need health insurance! What’s your best path to getting the right health insurance for yourself or your family? There are websites that profess they will connect you up with the best plan. They will ask you questions and then recommend a plan based on your answers.

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When Can You Enroll in a New Health Insurance Plan?

When Can You Enroll in a New Health Insurance Plan? Do you know the exact date range during which you can enroll in a new comprehensive major medical insurance plan or change your health insurance? The dates that anyone (other than those looking for Medicare coverage) can start or change insurance coverage are from November 1 to December

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Navigating Health Insurance: What Are EPOs, PPOs, and HMOs?

Navigating Health Insurance: What Are EPOs, PPOs, and HMOs? When a person is first approaching the subject of health insurance, all the different terminology can make their head spin. In this article, we’ll help you grasp the differences between EPOs, PPOs, and HMOs. An EPO is an exclusive provider organization. This is a health insurance plan that offers

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What Are Obamacare and the ACA, and Can They Work for You?

What Are Obamacare and the ACA, and Can They Work for You? What is the ACA? It’s the Affordable Care Act, implemented in 2010. It is widely known as Obamacare and is sometimes referred to as the Marketplace. Why do we have the ACA? This law was passed to protect consumers from insurance companies driving up patient costs

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What Is Taxable Income and How Does It Affect Health Insurance Under the ACA?

What Is Taxable Income and How Does It Affect Health Insurance Under the ACA?  If you are going to apply for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act implemented in 2010, one of the most important pieces of data you need to have for that application is your taxable income for the current year. Determining the implications of

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When You Leave a Job Must You Take COBRA? (And More) – Dan Jung’s interview on the Paul Cook Podcast

After having an appointment with our Dan Jung to discuss his personal health coverage, local radio host Paul Cook decided that more people needed to hear what Dan has to say about Health Insurance. We couldn't agree more! You can listen to the episode here:

Why Young Adults Should Tackle Estate Planning (and How to Do It)

Why Young Adults Should Tackle Estate Planning (and How to Do It) In your 20s and 30s, estate planning might not be among your top priorities. After all, if you have kids, are building your career, and/or already feel like you have more responsibilities than you can handle, it can be difficult to imagine adding one more thing to

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