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5 Things to Know About Marketplace Open Enrollment

Marketplace Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) has begun! This is the time period when you can sign up for or renew a health plan through the Marketplace (Healthcare.gov). Here are 5 important things to know: 2015 Open Enrollment is from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015 You must […]

Understanding Cost-Sharing: Deductibles, Coinsurance and Copays

“Cost-Sharing” has become a popular term in health insurance, but what does it mean exactly? Cost-Sharing is when you and your health insurance carrier both pay part of your medical expenses. When you’re comparing plans in your area on the Marketplace, you’ll see plans presented in the format below. All plans will show Estimated Monthly […]

The ACA is Here to Stay: Senate Not Repealing Obamacare

The results from yesterday’s midterm elections are in – we have a new GOP Senate Majority. So, what will the Republicans do with Obamacare now that they’ve retaken control of the Senate? Will they try a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act (most commonly referred to as Obamacare)? It doesn’t seem likely. The ACA […]

Timeline: 2015 Obamacare Open Enrollment Dates

Update (12/08/2014) Open Enrollment is here and we are actively enrolling Tennessee residents with our Direct Enrollment Tool! It works just like Healthcare.gov, but avoids the hassles and can connect you with a licensed Health Insurance agent if you’d like to enroll over the phone. If you are looking to compare all of your marketplace […]

Have a 2014 Health Insurance Marketplace Plan? Would you like "change" with that?

  Obamacare is hoping you like change, because it’s likely coming to a health plan near you–again. This isn’t completely unexpected as the majority of these changes will be premium increases, something we have all become nice and familiar with, but along with the premium fluctuations, which can be expected in any health insurance system, […]

How Tennessee Obamacare Will Work in 2015! – 5 Minute Read

What to expect for the 2015 Obamacare Open Enrollment The New York Times reported this morning that only 11% of uninsured Americans even know about Obamacare Open Enrollment 2015! It prompted us to create this quick breakdown of what Tennesseans can expect for the ACA Open Enrollment in 2015. The most important thing is this, there […]

Obamacare Subsidies Made Easy

On November 15, 2014, Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, begins it’s second year. OE2 will see a lot of newcomers coming to the Marketplace to purchase healthcare. If you are a low-to-middle-income individual or family, you may be eligible for premium tax credits (or Obamacare Subsidies). These subsidies are a form […]

HealthTN’s ‘Rock Enroll’ Event Helps MTSU Students Complete Obamacare Enrollment by April 15

  MURFREESBORO – HealthTN is assisting MTSU students who were “in line” by the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare March 31 deadline with completing their health plan enrollment by the April 15 extension by hosting “Rock Enroll” April 14-15 at The Boro Bar & Grill in Murfreesboro. “Confusion, heavy traffic and glitches on the government […]

Health TN bus to visit, help ACA enrollment | Shelbyville Times-Gazette

An insurance company will be in Shelbyville this week to help sign people up for the Affordable Care Act (ACA Enrollment). The HealthTN Tour bus will be in Shelbyville on Saturday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. at Madison Street Station, 626 Madison St. HealthTN will provide free ice cream and popcorn, puzzles and games, and […]

TN Healthcare Bus Here All Week! | WGNS Radio

The Tennessee Healthcare bus will be making several stops in Rutherford County before the March 31st deadline to sign-up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. “Many may not have signed up because they think the process to enroll is too difficult,” Jeff Pitta, HealthTN.com owner, said. “The purpose of this bus tour is to […]