Get Covered America shares 10 ways health coverage can help you celebrate Valentine’s Day

From Enroll America: New Health Care Coverage Options Have Sweetened February 14 for Consumers LANSING, MI -- This Valentine's Day, as Michiganders fret over whether they should say "I love you" with chocolate or flowers, Get Covered America boldly asks, "Why not say it with health care?" In honor of St. Valentine, here are the top ten reasons why getting health insurance can make this year's jour d'amour extra lovely. Chocolate can put weight on your waist, but having health insurance … [Read more...]

Are Michiganders buying health insurance?

Have you trekked the Mich. exchange to purchase health insurance? Were you successful? Encounter error messages? When the state’s marketplace opened for enrollment on Tuesday, Oct. 1, the federal site experienced something of historic proportions, said Erin Knott of Enroll America. “The numbers were just so incredibly high and because of that surge of folks that were from Mich. and the other 32 states that are part of the federal exchange, there were some slowdowns,” she … [Read more...]

Shopping for health insurance

Oct. 1 marks the kickoff of Mich.'s Health Insurance Marketplace, will you be shopping for coverage? With policies starting as early as Jan. 1, residents statewide have been preparing to see just how the Affordable Care Act will apply to them. (Check out our coverage on more of the law's highlights here.) “For the first time ever in our history, families are going to be able to go to the exchange and shop for health insurance policies that meet their needs and their family’s budget,” … [Read more...]

Spend an evening learning how to navigate the new health care system

On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, and Wednesday, September 18, 2013, Oakland County Commissioner Marcia Gershenson will host a series of informational meetings on the Affordable Health Care Act and teach residents how to navigate the health care system. The first meeting will be held in the Costick Center, located at 28600 Eleven Mile Road, in Farmington Hills, Michigan on August 28 at 7:00 p.m., and the second meeting will be held in the West Bloomfield Township Offices, located at 4550 Walnut … [Read more...]