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What Types of Insurance Do You Really Need?

Insurance is a tricky business. There are more types of insurance than you’re ever likely to need, but some of them are absolutely essential, or even required by law. Here’s a look at the kinds of insurance you’ll definitely need to concern yourself with. Read more…

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Why You Should Avoid Health Sharing Ministries

As the pandemic continues, President Trump quietly launched another attack on the Affordable Care Act: The Treasury Department has proposed a new regulation to define healthcare sharing ministries as health insurance. As the Los Angeles Times reports, the new rule could boost the appeal of these faith-based…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Steer Clear of Short-Term Health Insurance

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, some companies are predicting higher health insurance premiums for 2021. Whether you have recently lost your job—or you’re already thinking about fall open enrollment—there are some types of insurance to stay away from. Short-term health insurance may seem less pricey upfront,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What to Do if Your Health Insurance Drops Your Monthly Prescription

When you rely on costly prescriptions, few things are more alarming than learning your health insurance no longer covers it—and unfortunately, it happens more often than you may expect. According to new data from GoodRx, 15% of Americans have had at least one prescription dropped from their coverage over the past…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The House COVID-19 Bill Would Make Coronavirus Testing Free for Everyone

Many health insurance companies have voluntarily elected to waive copays, deductibles, coinsurance and other charges on COVID-19 testing. Now, House Democrats are working to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which will make coronavirus testing free for anyone on a health care plan, including Medicare…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Actually Estimate Self-Employment Income During Open Enrollment

Shopping for health insurance sucks for everyone, but if you’re self-employed, it super sucks. Trying to estimate unpredictable income is like a high-stakes game of Numberwang where the prize is paying for something that should be free.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How Much Should You Contribute to Your FSA?

A flexible spending account (FSA) can be a great way to cover your out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax money—meaning you can save money just by putting funds aside for your medical costs that insurance doesn’t cover. But if you’ve never had one before, you might be confused about how much money to contribute.Read more… Continue […]

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Get a Health Insurance Cost Estimate Even If You’re Not Buying Coverage

It’s that time of year again. No, not curled-up-watching-football-on-the-couch season (although it is also that). I’m talking about open enrollment, the one time every year when you can get or change your health insurance through the Affordable Care Act without a qualifying life event.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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