Consumers may require guidance when it comes to health insurance exchanges

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Confusion remains a prevalent problem when it comes to health insurance exchanges The University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center and College of Health have released the results of survey concerning the state’s health insurance exchange. The state’s exchange has become quite popular among consumers looking to find affordable health insurance policies, but the exchange’s website has fallen victim to numerous technical problems that have prevented many from finding the coverage they are interested in. According to the survey, technical problems are only one issue that consumers are facing. Survey shows…

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Over 476,000 apply for health insurance coverage in the US

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Administration releases information concerning health insurance applications The Obama Administration has released information concerning enrollment in health insurance exchange initiatives throughout the country. These exchanges were opened to the public on October 1, but many were plagued by severe technical difficulties that prevented people from applying for health insurance coverage. Over the past two weeks, states have been working to rectify the problems with their health insurance exchange sites and many have managed to resolve the glitches that had prevented consumers from using the sites effectively. Consumers flock to exchanges According to…

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Health insurance fraud spikes as exchanges go live

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Health insurance regulators are combating a tide of fraud Health insurance exchanges throughout the U.S. have proven popular with consumers, but many people may be at risk of falling victim to fraud and misleading tactics by those that seek financial gain. The New Hampshire Insurance Department has sent a cease and desist letter to an insurance brokerage based in Arizona this week. The company is being accused of misleading New Hampshire residents into thinking that it represented the state’s health insurance exchange. The company’s website has since been taken down,…

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Health insurance may not be popular among the young and healthy

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Young people may not be interested in health insurance Health insurance will become mandatory by federal law in the U.S. beginning on January 1, 2014, per the Affordable Care Act. Despite the law’s requirement, however, many young people throughout the country are expected to forgo purchasing health insurance coverage simply because they do not need it. Healthy consumers have little use for health insurance as they consider it to be an unnecessary expense. The problem, however, is that these young people may be losing access to federal subsidies if they…

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Insurance news is made by top celebrities backing Obamacare

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Huge names from Lady Gaga to Olivia Wilde are Tweeting to Americans to use the health insurance exchanges. Some of the top celebrities in the country are making insurance news headlines by showing their support over Twitter to encourage people to enroll in the online marketplaces at the center of the healthcare reforms. More notables include Amy Poehler and Pharell, who are urging people to join and spread the word. The healthcare reforms weren’t without their own insurance news headlines, last week, as they got off to a rough start.…

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