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3 reasons to see a doctor, even if you’re healthy

If you are a healthy person, you may be wondering why you should visit the doctor if you are feeling fine. However, scheduling a routine checkup is important for prevention and could actually save you money on health care costs. Below, we list three important reasons to see a doctor regularly – even if you’re […]

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Did you miss the Open Enrollment Period?

If you missed Open Enrollment and do not qualify for a Special Enrollment Period, you still have coverage options. Short-term coverage can help you fill in gaps in your coverage until the next Open Enrollment Period. Other options, like Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, can provide low-cost coverage outside of Open Enrollment. If you […]

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What to do if you still need health insurance for 2018

If you missed the Open Enrollment deadline to purchase health insurance, you may have another chance to find coverage. If you experience a specific Qualifying Life Event, you may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period in which you can enroll in major medical health insurance. If you experience one of the Qualifying Life Events listed below, you […]

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How can I use my health insurance coverage in 2018?

If you enrolled in a health insurance plan for 2018, there are many ways in which you can use your coverage to save time, money and maybe even a trip to the doctor’s office. Below, we explain how you can use your health insurance in 2018, plus the first steps to start using your plan. […]

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How can I stay healthy during the holidays?

Chocolate truffles! Apple pie! Smoked ham! Comfort food, sweets, and good company are holiday staples. For the health conscious however, holiday treats and rich meals can be more of an inconvenience than something to look forward to. Since no one should deprive themselves during the holidays, below are four tips to staying healthy – and […]

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LAST DAY to enroll in health coverage!

Today – December 15, 2017 – is the last day to enroll in a major medical health insurance plan. If you’re a healthy individual, you may be questioning why you should get health insurance. However, even if you don’t get sick often, having health insurance could save you costs on routine checkups and preventive care. […]

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How do I avoid the tax penalty?

A recent GoHealth survey found that 95% of people don’t know the last date to enroll in health insurance coverage this year. If you miss the deadline, you may not be able to enroll in health insurance until next year, unless you experience a qualifying life event. It’s important to know the deadlines so you […]

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The Standoff: Health Benefit Plans vs. Short-Term Coverage

If you’re unable to enroll in major medical health insurance, you still have options. Two of the most common types of coverage are short-term coverage and health benefit plans. But which plan is right for you? Which plan will be the most affordable? Every situation is unique, so below we compare health benefit plans to […]

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Time is running out: Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming to an end on December 7, 2017. If you’re 65 or older, now is the time to look into additional Medicare coverage options available to you. While you’re not required to re-enroll in Medicare each year, during the Medicare Open Enrollment period, you can complete the following: Change […]

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GoHealth: Your personal health insurance shopper

With only three weeks left of Open Enrollment, many people are wondering how to save money on health coverage. In fact, one of the biggest questions this season is: How do I find the most affordable health coverage? With various health plans to choose from, selecting a plan can be overwhelming and the process can […]

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