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Understanding Networks, Primary Care and Specialists

If you have health insurance and want to use your care, the first step is understanding which doctors are covered by your plan. In the world of health insurance, a network is the group of doctors, nurses, specialists, hospitals and clinics that work with your insurance company. You need to use the medical professionals in […]


Summer job changes may affect health insurance coverage

Family schedules often change over the summer with kids out of school and parents adjusting work hours for child care or seasonal work demands. Caroline Gomez-Tom, health outreach specialist with Covering Kids & Families, reminds people that changes in employment may affect their health insurance coverage. Many positions can be affected by the start of […]

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More information on the Affordable Care Act

Special enrollment periods allow people to buy insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace. The first open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has ended, but you may still be eligible for a special enrollment period. Click here for more info.