Tag Archives: exchanges

Signing up for ACA (Obamacare) before March 31st!

If you are in the East Hampton, NY, area, you can walk in to the East Hampton Health Care Foundation at 200 Pantigo Place this Friday March 21st.  Professional insurance enrollers will help you sign up on line.   They … Continue reading

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Tears for Liz

My friend Liz was an intense supporter of the ACA.  There was a good reason.  She had her health insurance canceled back in 2005 when she was stricken with a nasty cancer.  Chemotherapy nearly bankrupted her.  But she survived. She … Continue reading

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Confused by Obamacare ? For Suffolk County Residents, read on…

Confused?  Not sure how it may benefit you?  Not sure how much it will cost? If you are anywhere near Southampton, Riverhead or Hampton Bays,  here are 3 seminars coming up:  Layman’s terms.  Resource guide to local enrollers. Wed Feb … Continue reading

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The Costs of Obamacare Insurance to YOU.

I have been hearing horror stories about prohibitively expensive Obamacare insurance quotes.  So together with my friend Sheila, we logged on to the NY State Official Health Plan Marketplace and pretended to be shopping for insurance right here in Suffolk … Continue reading

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Need help to sign up for Obamacare?

If you are anywhere near East Hampton on the Southfork this is a great place: East Hampton Health Care Center for appointments with an “enroller” on Mon and Fri call Julia Fuentes  631 294 2921 Nancy Moraga Martinez  631 291 … Continue reading

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What is in it for YOU if you are still uninsured?

Apparently the latest research has shown that close to 40% of the uninsured still don’t know that they can now get health insurance for themselves and their families. It is really simple: All plans must cover the basics: doctors bills, … Continue reading

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Financial Assistance for ACA Health Care Insurance (Obamacare)

Over the weekend, I was shocked to read this: Nearly seven out of 10 uninsured people don’t know that financial assistance may be available for anyone looking for coverage through the new health insurance marketplace. The reality is, about six … Continue reading

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Enrollment Coordinator Speaks About ACA (Obamacare)

Liz Munsky is a Long Island based ACA enrollment coordinator.  She is giving a FREE presentation on how to sign up hassle free for health care (ACA, Obamacare).  So if you need help this is FOR YOU! Tuesday  Jan 14, … Continue reading

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Weighing Health Plans: The Devilish Details (NYT)

A very useful article appeared on Dec 21st, 2013 in the NY Times and many may have missed it (as I did)!  It described in detail the choices of plans offered by the ACA.  A good read before you get … Continue reading

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Facebook Group ‘docs4bishop’

If you prefer Facebook, you can visit this site, ask to join the group, and leave comments!

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Obamacare Facts versus Myths

There is a proliferation of websites spawning myths and scare tactics on Obamacare.  Unfortunately they outnumber the serious sites that offer real facts and try to help those that are in need. If you have questions this site may be … Continue reading

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Another Testimonial: Take your time – don’t do it all in one session

(I posted this for my friend J) My wife and I went through the NY State Health website https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/ There are a few tricks you learn along the way….first register. You don’t have to do it all at once, you … Continue reading

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Flyers with Useful Info (in English or Spanish)

You can print them and post them anywhere.  On the bulletin board at your job, community center, church, health store, workout center/club, any place you frequent… ACA Flyer wNYinfo[2] ACA Flyer wNYinfoSPAN[2]

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More Testimonials Regarding Signing up for ACA (Obamacare)

I spoke to Alice who told me of the existence of “navigators”, live people who are available throughout the country to talk or meet with subscribers.  I found one in my area (Suffolk county), who walked me through the various … Continue reading

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Health Reform by Gwen O’Shea

Here is a reminder of what Health Reform is all about!  It is a slide presentation by Gwen O’Shea: SP2 presentation

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How an Insurance Agent, Broker or Navigator Can Help You Sign Up for Obamacare

Here is more helpful stuff on agents, brokers and navigators!  They can make the process easier by determining whether you qualify for subsidies helping you compare plan prices and coverage details, while explaining any complicated features or terms recommending plans … Continue reading

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Testimonials from Suffolk county: It is not all bad!

I signed up through the NY state website.  It was the easiest thing I’ve ever done in this realm. Particularly, as an independent contractor — In the past, I’d tried several times to navigate their labyrinthian website — finally giving … Continue reading

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Navigators in Suffolk County

Nassau Suffolk County Hospital Council has a nice website.  They provide navigator services for those wanting to sign up for health insurance (ACA or Obamacare).  Need health insurance?  Click on this link, or call 631-656-9783 or 631-435-3000 You can sign … Continue reading

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Time to Review the ACA

The ACA (Obamacare) is getting a bad rap these days because of the flawed roll out of the website and the fact that a small percentage of current policy holders have had their insurances cancelled supposedly because they don’t measure … Continue reading

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What exactly is Obamacare?

I found this interesting blog if you are asking the question “what exactly is Obamacare?”  It’s a pretty comprehensive, but readable, list. And there is this one too!

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