WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE REBUILT AFFORDAB...

The  Affordable Care Act website will reopen on November 15, and officials say, American can expect the website to be a successful this time around. Accenture the company hired to rebuild the website, quickly transitioning 500 existing and new staff members to the project. Within six weeks of landing the project, breaking it down into 3,000 project requirements, with each having to be testable and traceable. Through this $157 million contract, Accenture added new features to the website. HealthCare.gov open enrollment will start November 15 and end February 15,...

HOW ACC SETS INSURANCE PREMIUMS

There are five factors that could affect your Marketplace plan prices. Plan category, location, family size, location, and tobacco use. Gender and your health status do not affect pricing. Under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies may take into account only five things when they set premium costs. Age: Older people may be charged up to three times more for premiums than younger people. Tobacco Use: Insurers may charge tobacco users up to 50% more than non-tobacco users. Location: Where the enrollee lives will have a big effect on their premium. Cost of living,...

BASICS FOR HEALTHCARE.GOV OPEN ENROLLMEN...

Open enrollment for individual health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, is coming up. If you are shopping, you are going to want as much information as possible. Open enrollment for Healthcare.gov will begin November 15. This will be your chance to shop for the best coverage policy that fits your needs. The days when your old plan would roll over into the next year are gone. If you have received a letter informing you that your rates are increasing, and you do not think this is a good value, then shop for a new plan. If you benefits in 2014 have not impressed...

NAVIGATING THE HEALTHCARE.GOV WEBSITE

Open enrollment for Healthcare.gov, will begin November 15th. This will be the second year of enrollment for health care coverage from the marketplace. If you want health insurance on January 1, 2015, you must be signed up before December 15, 2014. Last year, when the health care site was launched, there were several issues with the site and people were not able to enroll. However, Healthcare.gov has been overhauled and the Obama administration say it is not easy to use. A non-profit group, will be stepping up efforts to help Americas get health care coverage. This group...

KEY QUESTIONS ASKED REGARDING THE HEALTH...

One question that is on everyone one’s mind is. How is the ObamaCare website doing a year later? Starting in November, the HealthCare.gov website will begin its second open enrollment period. During these open enrollment period, the Affordable Care Act will not be judged based on its computer system but on if it is able to deliver its promise. The promise of making health care more affordable and available for the government and consumers. Here are a some key questions many are asking about ObamaCare: Are the insurance companies surviving? Is the health care...