Free health insurance easier to find for low-income Californians

Free Health Insurance

Access to the state’s Medi-Cal and Medicaid plans will be based exclusively on residents’ incomes. Low-income Californians will no longer be subjected to the asset test when enrolling in free health insurance through either Medi-Cal or Medicare. This was a component of the state budget, which recently received its approval. Instead of having to pass the asset test, the 2 million Californians enrolled in Medi-Cal and Medicare will have their eligibility determined exclusively by their income. This is the case for the millions of other participants in Medi-Cal and is…

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Unemployed Americans to receive health insurance coverage among stimulus benefits

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Beyond the $1,400 check and child tax credit payments, the America Rescue Plan includes health care. The American Rescue Plan has extended health insurance coverage to people who qualified for unemployment assistance in 2021. The low-cost and no-cost health care plans became available at the start of this month. The health insurance coverage, beyond the $1,400 stimulus checks and the monthly child tax credit payments are available for individuals who qualified for unemployment assistance. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) the plans became available at the…

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What Burn Lawyers actually do to help you?

What Burn Lawyers actually do to help you

Burn lawyers are lawyers that deal with personal injury cases. They represent clients who have suffered injuries due to faulty products, workplace accidents, slip and falls, and medical errors. You may be entitled to compensation for burn injuries at work if you have suffered from hazardous exposure to chemicals, toxins, or harmful hot liquids while at work. You can get the best compensation you deserve when you consult professional Burn Lawyers. A reasonable attorney will help you navigate the court system and will obtain the most competitive compensation possible for…

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Affordable Care Act challenge dismissed by Supreme Court

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The justices turned down the Republican state-led challenge to the health care law. At the end of last week, the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge to the Affordable Care Act. This left the law intact, keeping millions of Americans’ health care coverage in place. The justices rejected the former Trump administration and Republican-led states’ effort to block the law. The challenge to the Affordable Care Act led by Republican states and the former Trump administration sought to have the justices block the law in its entirety. According to the Supreme…

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Care through public health insurance costs adults less than private plans

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Recent research also shows that the satisfaction level is higher among those adults. A recent study published in JAMA Network Open showed that adult Americans with public health insurance coverage face lower costs and experience higher satisfaction than adults with private coverage. The research involved a survey with 150,000 respondents comparing private and publicly sponsored plans. The survey showed that when compared to adults with public health insurance coverage, Americans with private plans often face less access to services, lower satisfaction and higher costs for care. The respondents were all…

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Will the American Rescue Plan Make California Health insurance affordable?

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Covered California is urging state residents to take a second look at prices, as many have fallen. The California health insurance exchange is asking uninsured state residents to take a second look at what is available to them, as the new American Rescue Plan has reduced the price of some options. The federal law could make it notably cheaper to purchase a health plan on Covered California. According to a new report by Californiahealthline.org, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) has the potential to bring California health insurance into the hands…

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Health insurance costs are rising in part due to unhealthy Millennials

Health insurance costs - Millennials

A recent Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index points to medical claims in younger people. A recent Blue Closs Blue Shield Health Index medical claim study showed that health insurance costs are being driven upward by the frequency of claims from medical conditions among Millennials. Though still young, this generation has a range of conditions reducing quality of life and life expectancy. According to the study, one in every three Millennials has a medical condition that will reduce their quality of life and life expectancy. “Based on these findings, we’re…

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