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January 10th Premium Extension for Obamacare Tennessee

For Tennesseans who select their health plan on the federal exchange site by the December 23, 2013 deadline will be able to pay their first month premium by January 10, 2014 and still have effective healthcare coverage by January 1, 2014. Under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, Tennesseans must buy health insurance for 2014 […]

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Looking to Support Cancelled Health Plan Extensions

Earlier this month, BlueCross BlueShield (BCBST) of Tennessee announced that 66,000 policyholders would be losing their current health coverage on the policy’s anniversary date due to the new federal guidelines made under the Affordable Care Act. In a press conference from this past Thursday, President Obama stated that companies can continue providing their policy coverage […]

CoverTN Ending January 1st, 2014

Thousands of Tennesseans were notified this past month that they will lose their health coverage under CoverTN, a TennCare sponsored program, as of January 1st, 2014. The Tennessean reports that more than 28,000 Tennesseans enrolled in CoverTN, CoverKids, CoverRX and AccessTN will be affected by the changes made under the Affordable Care Act. The CoverTN program, […]