2022 was quite a ride. As Straight Talk prepares to take a break for the last two weeks of year, I’m counting down my five top stories in health care and health care policy. Read more
We’re still talking about the fix for Family Glitch. Remember, that’s the new federal change that allows spouses and dependents to shop on Healthcare.gov WITH SUBSIDIES if the cost of family coverage through an employer is too high.
So, who is the Family Glitch Fix going to help? Eventually, millions of people. Read more
It’s the end of the year. I know you are busy. Due dates and holiday parties. But don’t forget to spend some time thinking about health insurance for 2023, especially if you buy an individual plan for you and your family. Read more
Thanksgiving is just a few days away. My large extended family will descend on my house outside of Baton Rouge to eat tons of food, watch football and talk. With every family gathering, there’s lots of conversations. My family members like to tell old stories as much as I do. We catch up with family we only see on major holidays to find out what they’ve been up to. There’s always one relative who brings up the thing WE DO NOT TALK ABOUT and gets everyone, well, animated. Read more
Recently, I wrote about a dramatic change to the health insurance market. It starts officially on Jan. 1, 2023, and it’s called the Family Glitch Fix. This is going to create a brand-new path to more affordable health insurance coverage for many spouses and dependents of employees who currently get coverage through an employer. Read more
Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment for 2023
Mike realized a lot of the lessons he shared during last year’s Open Enrollment Period still track! He’s updated that 2021 post to share tips to keep in mind as you’re shopping for your health plan coverage. Read more