27k Tennesseans Losing Their Community Health Alliance (CHA) Coverage | HealthTN.com

27k Tennesseans Losing Their Community Health Alliance (CHA) Coverage

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It was announced yesterday that Knoxville-based health insurance carrier, Community Health Alliance (CHA), is going out of business effective January 1, 2016. What does this mean for those 27,000 Tennesseans on a (CHA) plan? Well, it means they will need to find a new plan to enroll in for 2016. A statement from the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) …

Turning 65 soon? How to transition from the Marketplace to Medicare coverage

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  Turning 65 soon? How to transition from the Marketplace to Medicare coverage – it’s not too soon to start planning for your coverage to switch. If you have a Marketplace plan now, you can keep it until your medicare coverage starts. Then, you can cancel the Marketplace plan without penalty. When to apply for Medicare Once Medicare eligibility begins, you’ll …

Bronze Plan vs Catastrophic Plan | HealthTN Blog

Bronze vs. Catastrophic: Comparing the Cheapest Health Plans

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The plans offered on the Health Insurance Marketplace are divided into five tiers: platinum, gold, silver, bronze and catastrophic. The “Metal Tiers” (Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze) are an option no matter your age but Catastrophic is only available to those under 30 years of age (or who cannot find coverage for less than 8 percent of their income). If …

15 Preventive Care Benefits for Adults

15 Preventive Care Benefits for Adults

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All Marketplace plans and many other plans must cover the following list of preventive care services 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 a network provider. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm one-time screening for men of specified ages who have ever smoked …

22 Preventive Care Benefits for Women

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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 pregnant women Breast Cancer Genetic …

Were you penalized for not having health coverage in 2014? You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

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Open enrollment for 2015 is over. But if you filed your taxes after Feb. 15th and were penalized for not having health coverage, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. In 2015, the fee for not having health coverage increases to $325 per person or 2% of your household income – whichever is higher. This fee generally applies if you …