They could put off the inevitable for only so long. Now, locals who renewed health insurance early in 2013 to delay complying with mandates in the Affordable Care Act are feeling the effects of the law.
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No matter how much you think you understand health insurance, someone will always throw you a scenario you didn’t expect. That’s the case with John McGrail of Las Vegas.
There has to be a faster way for ill patients ensnared in coverage problems through Nevada Health Link to get help. And one local doctor said he has the answer.
Consider this roster a guide for the state exchange and its contractor, Xerox, whose officials we know want to get this stuff sorted out.
A proposed medical school would have a ‘massive’ impact on the health of the community, stakeholders agree.
We’ve been advising consumers that they can’t buy plans through the state exchange until Nov. 15, unless they have a qualifying life event such as a relocation, birth or marriage. Although that’s still the case, the state Insurance Division recently asked us to remind Nevadans they can buy off of the state’s Nevada Health Link exchange at any time.
Who hasn’t wanted to shop around a little bit? In this case, a local reader wants to know if people with workplace coverage can look for better deals outside the office. We also help a computer-averse consumer find ways to reach actual human beings in her quest to change her coverage.
This week, we help a consumer who’s essentially starting the buying process from scratch after her workplace disappeared.
Open enrollment in new health insurance plans is more than three months away, but that hasn’t stopped the flood of sign-up questions into our inbox.
Enrollment through Nevada Health Link might be over for now, but officials with the state’s health insurance exchange haven’t stopped thinking about how to improve sign-ups this fall.
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