CHANGES TO MICHIGAN’S HEALTH PREMI...

New studies regrading health care premiums reveal a mixed bag for Michigan residents. Many Metro Detroiters and Michigan residents will face price increases despite reductions in 83 counties. The price increase are benchmarks health plans, which are offered under Obamacare and range from 2.5% in Wayne County to 4.5% in Oakland and Macomb counties. While Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties will face a 7.1% hike and is the highest in the state. However, most counties in Michigan will experience monthly premium declines, which top to 10.6% decrease in the west-side counties of...

LEGAL IMMIGRANTS BLOCKED FROM HEALTHCARE...

The Wall Street Journal reports, that Immigrants who are eligible for Obamacare are facing issues when trying to enroll for health care coverage on the health care website. This is because of the safeguards put into place to weed out the illegal immigrants. Those who were born outside of America who try to enroll in health care cover hare having problems proving their identities and submitting documents, which demonstrate they are in the U.S. legally. As a result, the legal immigrants are being redirected to Medicaid’s website even though many do not qualify, while...

HEALTHCARE.GOV LAUNCHES WITH FEW GLITCHE...

The Obama Administration launched a good first week of Healthcare.gov, which is a contrast to 2013’s rollout, which had several problems. Healthcare.gov’s first week of open enrollment saw 1.6 million Americans shopping for plans, with 1 million consumers submitted applications, and 462, 125 consumers selected plans. Residents of North Carolina, will see more competition in 2014. Joining Cocentry Health Care of the Carolinas and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of N.C. this year on North Carolina’s marketplace is UnitedHealthcare, which is the U.S.’s...

U.S. GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES THAT 462,125 A...

Obamacare’s second open enrollment for individual health care brought in 462, 125 consumers who selected their health care coverage in the first week, nearly half of these consumers are first-time customers. The department of Health and Human Services have set a goal of nine million Americans for 2015 plans. The new coverage was announced in 2014 for the first time as part of President Obama’s healthcare reform sometimes referred to as Obamacare. Of the 463, 125 Americans who selected one of the health care coverage on the Healthcare.gov website, 52% were...

CONSUMERS MULL OPTIONS, AS THEY ARE FACE...

Consumers across America will soon see their health care premiums increase next year for popular plans under Obamacare. It will take time for families and consumers to figure out the best plan that fits their budgets, and a even bigger battle brews over the program’s future. Under Obamacare, there are four levels platinum, gold, silver, and bronze. Sliver is a level below what most consumers with employee coverage has. Studies show that the premiums for the lowest-level in the silver plan will increase by 10%. While these hikes are based on the findings of...