Tuesday, October 01, 2013
October 1, 2013 Navigators are a key part of the health law rollout. They work at nonprofit organizations, and they're being trained to help people learn about their coverage options. In some areas that training is still going on, even though the exchanges are up and running.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
August 29, 2013 KHNAbout a quarter of uninsured people eligible for federal subsidies to help them pay for health coverage don't have bank accounts. A new rule would require insurers to accept payments made many different ways, including by money order and prepaid debit card.
Monday, April 22, 2013
April 22, 2013 KHNLaw enforcement agencies are reporting an increase in health insurance scams across the country. Many of the scammers seem to be preying on the public's confusion over the massive changes taking place in the nation's health care system.
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
February 20, 2013 KHNEssential benefit requirements apply mainly to individual and small group plans. The federal requirements also affect benefits provided to people newly eligible for Medicaid coverage. Now, for instance, we know that insurers won't be allowed to can't charge consumers a copay for a screening colonoscopy, even if a polyp is removed.