Affordable Care Act
Illinois residents who don’t have health insurance yet have just hours left to sign up, or face a potential tax penalty next year, but they could have trouble signing up due to outages on the federal government’s enrollment website.
Monday midnight is the deadline to avoid penalties when signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. A series of sign-up clinics are scheduled between now and then. WBBM’s Bob Roberts attended one at the Broadway Armory in Edgewater.
Don’t delay. Enroll today.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
CBS 2’s Dave Savini talked with a number of Chicagoans who are caught in insurance limbo –- and to Illinois’ biggest insurer, which says it is working hard to fix some problems.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.
Co-insurance and co-payments are different forms of cost sharing between you and your insurance company.
The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
The Affordable Care Act helps business owners acquire and pay for health insurance for their employees. Find out if your business qualifies.