Moving Forward on Health Care Reform

Moving Forward on Health Care Reform

The President: Thank you so much, all of you, for joining us today. And I want to thank Julie, Barbara, Roland, Stephen, Renee, and Christopher, standing behind me — physicians, physician assistants, and nurses who understand how important it is for us to make much needed changes in our health care system. I want to […]

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What is a health insurance exchange?

What is a health insurance exchange?

It’s official: health insurance exchanges are alive. But what exactly is a health insurance exchange? Government officials often compare the exchanges to online travel sites like Expedia or Orbitz. And having walked through some of the exchanges, that’s a good comparison. It makes some sense. But given that many exchange websites might not even be […]

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On the 2020 campaign trail, Biden and Sanders clash over health care plans

On the 2020 campaign trail, Biden and Sanders clash over health care plans

JUDY WOODRUFF: Democrats were unified this week in their swift condemnation of President Trump’s racist tweets. But, as Lisa Desjardins reports, a new rift among presidential candidates played out on the 2020 campaign trail. SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-VT), Presidential Candidate: We believe that health care is a human right. LISA DESJARDINS: On the trail, the […]

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Make a SMART CHOICE for Health Insurance

Make a SMART CHOICE for Health Insurance

Did you know that most consumers dread making decisions about health insurance? They’re not really sure they have the right amount of health insurance coverage Does this sound like you? I am Wanda Roberts with Michigan State University Extension and my goal is to convince you to use the My Smart Choice health insurance workbook […]

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Understanding Health Insurance: What is a Provider Network?

Understanding Health Insurance: What is a Provider Network?

This is a list of doctors and hospitals that are connected to your plan. Insurance companies negotiate discounts with these providers. Stay in-network, and the discounts get passed to you. Go out of network, and you could end up paying full price. In some plans, like HMOs or EPOs, your insurance would pay nothing if […]

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Live Fearless + Blue Cross NC | Shine

Live Fearless + Blue Cross NC | Shine

Stepping into the unknown it can be difficult to find the way, but with the compassion of the cross and the security of the shield, obstacles become openings. As we have for over 80 years, we’ll continue to light the way, helping families find the right coverage in all 100 counties, giving you the power […]

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