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HealthTN Healthcare Enrollment Middle Tennessee Tour | WSMV Channel 4

HealthTN is making it’s way through TN, on it’s Healthcare Enrollment Middle Tennessee Tour, signing uninsured individuals and families up for affordable healthcare. With the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Deadline only a week away, HealthTN is hitting the road to find you the best in affordable healthcare. After March 31st, those still uninsured will face […]

NewsChannel 5 Talk of the Town Extra | Obamacare Tennessee Enrollment Deadline [VIDEO]

HealthTN was featured on Nashville’s NewsChannel 5 Talk of the Town Extra earlier this week. Kim Mullins with HealthTN sat down with Nashville’s NewsChannel 5 to discuss the March 31st Obamacare Tennessee enrollment deadline. HealthTN’s mission is to enroll the uninsured population of Tennessee into an affordable healthcare plan that not only fits their needs […]

Obama in Humorless ‘Funny or Die” Video

It’s not funny but it’s on “Funny or Die.” President Barack Obama appears in a “Funny or Die” video with Zack Galifiankis for the comedian’s “Between Two Ferns” satirical talk show. The pair strident, antagonistic trade barbs that don’t work– they come off as hostile and satirical. Then there’s a pitch for Obamacare and its […]

Press Release: Announcing the New Go Health Bus by HealthTN.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Announcing the New Go Health Bus by HealthTN.com BRENTWOOD, Tennessee (February 21, 2014) – HealthTN is announcing the arrival of their first mobile insurance office – the Go Health Bus! The Go Health Bus is a 25 foot mobile office that’s coming to a Tennessee community near you – with FREE ice cream […]

The Affordable Care Act and Medicare

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or the Affordable Care Act as it is commonly known, is the most significant expansion of US healthcare since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.  Its primary goal is to decrease the number of uninsured Americans and to reduce the overall costs of healthcare. Here are some […]

Marketplace Insurance coverage means peace of mind!

The Marketplace Insurance Coverage is giving Moms peace of mind and families are already benefiting from new rights and protections. More than 3 million young adults under age 26 are covered on their parent’s plan. When they turn 26, young adults can shop for new coverage options in the Marketplace. Young adults may qualify for lower costs on […]

6 things to know about deductibles in the Health Insurance Marketplace

Deductibles, premiums, copayments, and coinsurance, are important for you to consider when choosing a health insurance plan.  A lot has changed in the world of deductibles in the health insurance marketplace, but these 6 steps will get you started!  You can compare health plans and see if you qualify for lower costs before you apply. Most people […]

Unemployed on Obamacare: What if I am unemployed but my spouse works?

I’m uninsured and unemployed but my spouse works. Can I still enroll in Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) to get health insurance? Your household income is used to determine whether you qualify for Medicaid, CHIP, or lower costs on Marketplace coverage. So you’ll need to count your spouse’s income when you fill out your application. Information […]

Unemployed on Obamacare: Does withdrawls from my IRA or 401k count as income?

I’m uninsured and unemployed on Obamacare.  Can I count a withdrawl from my IRA or 401k as income to enroll in Obamacare? It depends on the kind of account you’re withdrawing from. Generally, the amount of your income from a retirement account distribution depends on the type of retirement account, how much you contributed to […]

What are my Health Insurance Options if I’m Unemployed?

If you’re unemployed you may qualify for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or lower costs on Marketplace insurance based on your income. Your options depend on your household income Your household size and income, not your employment status, will determine what health coverage options you’re eligible for and how much help you get paying […]