Health insurance research shows Americans remain uncertain as deadline approaches

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A new phone survey has indicated that the majority of adults in the U.S. are undecided about their future coverage. According to one of the latest studies conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, the majority of Americans haven’t yet decided whether they will be purchasing health insurance in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, or whether they would prefer to pay a penalty. The poll also indicated that in May, there remained a considerable amount of confusion about individual requirements. The team at Princeton Survey…

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Health insurance through state exchanges still not a firm deal for many Americans

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Two out of three people still haven’t decided if they will insure themselves under the new law. Even though it is full steam ahead for the Affordable Care Act, many Americans still don’t entirely understand what they need to do in order to comply with it or they simply have not yet decided whether or not they will choose to purchase the health insurance that is needed under the so-called individual mandate. A recent study has indicated that almost two thirds of Americans has not yet made its decision. The…

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How to find individual health insurance by yourself

When your health insurance is sponsored by your employer, it is easy enough to know which policy to choose because it has typically been selected for you, but when you are unemployed, self-employed, or employed by a company that doesn’t offer this medical benefits, then it is up to you to find your own coverage. Use the following tips to help you locate the right policy and price to fit your needs: • – this federal government site provides a number of questions that you can answer in order…

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California health insurer holds off on rate increase

WellPoint Inc., one of the nation’s top health insurers based in California, announced earlier this year that it would be raising premiums on individual policies by 16.4%. After increased pressure from state legislators and insurance commissioner Dave Jones, however, the insurer has proposed a new increase of no more than 9.8%. Furthermore, the company has heeded Jones’ call for delays on rate hikes and has announced that the increases will not take effect until July. According to Jones, the rate increases will affect more than 600,000 policyholders in the state.…

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