2017 Affordable Care Act Updates

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2017 Affordable Care Act Updates November 1 is the first day of open enrollment for ACA plans. Affordable Care Act updates for 2017 are significant. Julie McPeak serves as the State of Tennessee’s Commissioner of Commerce and Insurance. On August 23, 2016, Ms. McPeak announced that she was approving significant rate hikes in the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange. McPeak …

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) …

Letters to the editor, April 6: Insure Tennessee

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Governor should fight for his plan When Governor Haslam first introduced his Insure Tennessee proposal he said, “My faith doesn’t allow me to walk on the other side of the road and ignore a need that can be met – particularly in this case, when the need is Tennesseans who have life-threatening situations without access to healthcare.” I believe it’s …

Find Low Cost TN Health Insurance | WSMV-TV Channel 4, Nashville [VIDEO]

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[iframe width=”780″ height=”439″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/QT1t-0uE7hw” allowfullscreen] HealthTN.com sat down with More at Midday on Channel 4, Nashville, Wednesday, January 21, 2015, to discuss 2015 Open Enrollment. Q: Is there a way for those who may qualify to obtain financial assistance? Yes. Depending income and family size, those seeking insurance may qualify for financial assistance to lower costs through purchasing a plan on the …

[Video] Governor Haslam has detailed discussion of Medicaid Expansion Plan – Insure Tennessee

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Gov. Bill Haslam sat down with the editorial board at the Tennessean for an in depth discussion of the new “Insure Tennessee” health care coverage that was announced yesterday morning. Through it’s two primary plans, The Volunteer Plan and the Healthy Incentives plan, Insure Tennessee is designed to assist residents earning less than 138% of the federal poverty level. The …

Governer Bill Haslam Announces Medicaid Expansion Program Called “Insure Tennessee”

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At 10 Am today, Governor Bill Haslam announced a brand new program called “Insure Tennessee”, a major victory for Tennessee residents living at or below 138% of the federal poverty line. This is big news as Haslam came under criticism nearly two years ago when he chose to evaluate the medicaid system instead of expanding it, which rejected 1.4 billion dollars …

The 2015 Obamacare Enrollment Guide For Republicans

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2015 Obamacare Enrollment Guide for Republicans First of all, HealthTN has worked hard to stay out of the politics of the fight over America’s Health Insurance reform. We aren’t affiliated with any particular political party and enjoy an office of diverse political backgrounds. We’ve always approached our role in health insurance this way, “How can we help people navigate the …