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5 Things to Know About Health Insurance and Your Taxes

Did you know that your health insurance may affect your taxes? If anyone in your household enrolled in a Marketplace plan last year, you’ll need some new information when you file your federal income taxes this year. Here are 5 things to know about health insurance and your taxes: Watch your mail for Form 1095-A. It will […]

HealthTN Highlights The Value of Health Insurance [VIDEO]

At HealthTN, we feel it is important for you to understand the value of health insurance. But first, what is health insurance? Health insurance is a contract between you and an insurance company.  You buy a plan, and the company agrees to pay part of your medical costs when you get sick or hurt. Other […]

What HealthTN Wants You to Know About Seeing Your Doctor [VIDEO]

Most health plans give you the best deal on services when you see a doctor who has a contract with your health plan (also called an “in-network” provider). While you may be able to see doctors who don’t contract with your plan (called “out-of-network” providers), you’ll pay higher out-of-pocket costs for those doctors. To find […]

2015 Enrollment: Did you pay your premium?

If you’ve enrolled in a plan and paid your first month’s premium, congratulations! Your enrollment is complete. If you haven’t paid it yet, don’t wait. Follow the instructions from your insurer about how and when to make your first premium payment. Take careful note of the date the payment is due and be sure to […]

5 Things That HealthTN Wants You To Know About Health Insurance [Video]

5 things that HealthTN wants you to know about health insurance: Different health insurance policies can offer different benefits, and some can limit which doctors, hospitals, or other providers you can use. You may have to pay coinsurance or a copayment as your share of the cost when you get a medical service. You may […]

Find Low Cost TN Health Insurance | WSMV-TV Channel 4, Nashville [VIDEO]

HealthTN.com sat down with More at Midday on Channel 4, Nashville, Wednesday, January 21, 2015, to discuss 2015 Open Enrollment. Q: Is there a way for those who may qualify to obtain financial assistance? Yes. Depending income and family size, those seeking insurance may qualify for financial assistance to lower costs through purchasing a plan on […]

How Much Would Santa Pay for Health Insurance?

How Much Would Santa Pay for Health Insurance? | HealthTN.com

[*Note: All health plan screenshots were taken in December of 2014. Some plans shown have since been cancelled & plan rates may have increased.] As a Health Insurance Agency we get hit with some strange questions about Health Insurance and this one came up in the office today, so we decided to see it through! […]

Health Insurance Agents Still Exist and 5 Reasons You Should Call One

It’s hard to quantify just with how loud the site “healthcare.gov” can yell, but we all know it’s pretty loud. You could start with however loud you can get with $700,000,000 tax dollars! (that’s a cool seven hundred million) That is just one of the marketing campaigns that has accompanied the roll-out of Healthcare.gov, not to mention […]

A quick way to check if your doctor accepts your 2015 Health Insurance Plan (with screenshots)

We’ve all been there, you’ve been shopping around Healthcare.gov and maybe even found a plan that fits your price range, but how do you find out what doctors accept your new plan? That is actually a very complex question, a question that really should be run by an agent prior to enrolling in any health […]

The 2015 Obamacare Enrollment Guide For Republicans

2015 Obamacare Enrollment Guide for Republicans First of all, HealthTN has worked hard to stay out of the politics of the fight over America’s Health Insurance reform. We aren’t affiliated with any particular political party and enjoy an office of diverse political backgrounds. We’ve always approached our role in health insurance this way, “How can […]