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Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017

Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017 | HealthTN

Though health care is changing rapidly, the ACA is still the way for the time being. Do you know which women’s health services are covered in your plan? Family planning and birth control in 2017 is a required benefit with Marketplace plans, Medicaid, and Medicare. Are you taking advantage of the services that are available […]

Health Insurance Terms To Know

Health Insurance Terms To Know | HealthTN

One of the easiest ways to get confused when you’re searching for health care is to misunderstand what words mean or to confuse two different types of plans or payments. It’s important that you understand what you’re looking at and what you’re buying. These are some of the most commonly used health insurance terms to know: […]

What Is COBRA Insurance?

What Is COBRA Insurance? | HealthTN

If you are considering leaving your job or if you’ve recently lost your job and are concerned about your health insurance, don’t be! Your employer is most likely required to continue your coverage, thanks to COBRA. COBRA stands for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986. COBRA continues group health coverage that would otherwise […]

Maternity and Baby Coverage: A Quick Guide

Maternity and Baby Coverage: A Quick Guide | HealthTN

As of 2014, maternity coverage is a benefit included in every basic health care coverage plan. However, having a baby could mean that you now need more coverage for your own health. It will definitely mean that you’ll need coverage for your baby. Your pregnancy does not make you eligible for a special enrollment period – […]

22 Preventive Care Benefits for Women

All Marketplace health plans and many other plans must cover the following list of preventive care benefits for women without charging you a copayment or coinsurance. This is true even if you haven’t met your yearly deductible. This applies only when these services are delivered by an in-network provider. Anemia screening on a routine basis for […]

Here’s how the Health Insurance Marketplace helps women

We have good news for women who care about their health! You have new rights and protections in the Health Insurance Marketplace starting in 2014. Here are 4 things for women to know about how the  Health Insurance Marketplace helps women: You won’t be charged more for health insurance just because you’re a woman. You can’t be […]

Lupita’s story: Worried About Health Insurance?

  Have you met Lupita? Lupita is a single mother and a registered dental assistant who is worried about health insurance. She works overtime to provide for her daughter and like millions of Americans, Lupita does not have health insurance because she can’t afford it. Uninsured and making ends meet Lupita shared her story with […]

Jaime’s story: Life without health insurance

  Have you met Jaime?  Like many she is living a life without health Insurance. Jaime’s a 27-year-old college graduate who hasn’t been to the doctor since her 11th grade physical. She makes less than $20,000 a year. Like millions of Americans, Jaime does not have health insurance. Sometimes you need more than a good […]