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Three Ways the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces Have Evolved for Consumers

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on January 20, 2016

Since long before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces opened to the public in October 2013, insurers have been working to find the best ways to meet the health care needs of Americans seeking coverage. With the third enrollment season...

Health Insurance, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, The Health of America Report, Cost Control, Open Enrollment, Access


Open Enrollment 2016: Dates To Know

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on October 29, 2015

If you’re one of the millions of people who enrolled in health insurance coverage on the healthcare marketplace last year, it’s probably hard to believe open enrollment is here again. It’s amazing how quickly a year can pass...

Health Insurance, Open Enrollment, Health Insurance 101


Under 26? You’ve Got Health Insurance Options

Posted by Sam Nolan, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield on April 30, 2015

As a member of the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield social media team, I’ll admit that I have more knowledge about health care than most people my age (23, if...

Health Insurance, Affordable Care, Open Enrollment, Highmark BCBS, Health Insurance 101


Blue Directions: A Better Way to Manage Benefits

Posted by Bob Quigley, Exchange Management, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas on April 9, 2015

Consumer shopping has been revolutionized by online retail behemoths like Amazon and eBay. The individual insurance market has been revolutionized by the introduction of the health insurance marketplace. But when it comes to employer group...

Health Insurance, BCBS IL, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Open Enrollment, Innovation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, BCBS TX, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana


I’m Young and Healthy – Do I Really Need Health Insurance?

Posted by Suzanne M. Fletcher, Program Lead for Health Care Reform and Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania on December 31, 2014

Young adults – sometimes referred to as “young invincibles” – who are healthy and don’t think they need health insurance should be paying more attention to their health insurance coverage options. Why? The...

Health Insurance, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Affordable Care, Open Enrollment


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