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Healthcare Reform And Tax Increases

Although The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform) doesn’t fully go into effect until January 2014, several elements are in place now in 2010. The additional costs to cover these current enhancements will be primarily reflected in additional insurance premiums for individuals and small business health plans. To help pay for some […]

Should You Grandfather Your Health Insurance Under the New Healthcare Reform?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform) provides an option for business group health insurance as well as individual health insurance to be grandfathered. If a health insurance policy was active prior to March 23, 2010 and the coverage elements remain essentially the same, it will be considered grandfathered.

2010 Health Care Forum

I just received an invitation to an interesting forum on NH health insurance that I thought I should pass along. If you’re a small business owner, employee benefits manager or CEO you won’t want to miss the second annual New Hampshire Business Review Health Care Forum. When: October 6, 2010 7:30 – 11:30 Where: Southern […]

The Next Wave of Health Care Reform Comes Sept. 23. Are You Ready For It?

The bulk of change in our health care system happens in 2014, but there have been some adjustments in 2010 and the next wave will be effective September 23, 2010. The changes are mostly additional mandates to policy provisions. While these required enhancements to health insurance policies are well-intentioned and will benefit certain people, they […]

The Pros and Cons of Online Individual NH Health Insurance

Online health insurance may seem like a great idea: fast, convenient, and possibly cost effective, right? Think again. Purchasing online health insurance is probably not in your best interest. You should talk to a professional before making any buying decisions. Pros (Assumed) Saves Time – Well, maybe!  You plan on a couple clicks and the […]

Self Service NH Health Insurance – Friend or Foe?

In this day of immediate gratification consumerism and the convenience of purchasing almost anything on line, more and more Americans are making heath insurance decisions completely on their own, without any advice from a qualified professional.  Before we go any further on this topic, it is crucial you understand the number one reason motivating people […]