What is the Affordable Care Act?

The Affordable Care Act is a healthcare reform law with three main goals: Expand access to health insurance. In 2009, more than 50 million Americans had no health insurance coverage. People without health insurance got just half as much medical care as those with insurance, on average, and were more likely to end up in […]

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COBRA, Individual Mandate, Qualifying Life Event, Special Enrollment, Uncategorized

Is COBRA insurance the best option for people between jobs?

For most people, losing a job historically meant losing their health insurance. Under COBRA (the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) most employers have to offer terminated employees similar coverage to the health insurance provided while they were employed. The problem is, COBRA is usually offered at full price plus a two percent administrative fee. This […]

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