Howard’s story: Self Employed and I can’t get health insurance

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  Have you met Howard? Howard is a self employed software designer who needs health insurance. He designs health care software and like millions of Americans, Howard has been denied health insurance coverage because of a pre-existing condition. Uninsurable until 2014 Howard shared his story with us: “Five years ago, I was diagnosed with Diabetes. Once you get that diagnosis, …

10 health care benefits covered in the Health Insurance Marketplace

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  Every health insurance plan sold in the Marketplace will offer 10 essential health benefits. What’s covered in the Health Insurance Marketplace These essential health benefits include at least the following items and services: Outpatient care—the kind you get without being admitted to a hospital Trips to the emergency room Treatment in the hospital for inpatient care Care before and after …

Jaime’s story: Life without health insurance

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  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 night’s sleep Jaime shared her …