Archive for the ‘Health Insurance’ Category

Healthcare Reform – Good news for those with pre-existing conditions in Georgia

Monday, October 18th, 2010 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

Affordable Care Act gives an option to those for whom healthcare was previously unavailable. **This post does not address issues for those with Medicaid** In March of 2010, Congress passed, and President Obama ... more »

5 Ways to Stay Informed, and Save, on Health Care Coverage

Monday, July 26th, 2010 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

Health Insurance has certainly been a hot button for many Americans in recent months.  Premiums continue to climb and so many questions remain unanswered regarding the recently passed health care reform—the ... more »

Cobra Update

Monday, January 11th, 2010 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

  The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was amended on December 19th, 2009 (ARRA).  The ARRA has a provision that allows for the reimbursement of 65% of the premiums attributable the extension ... more »

Healthcare Reform – Quit yelling! It’s time for an open, honest, constructive discussion

Monday, August 10th, 2009 by Cass Chappell, CFP®

 Note from the author: Other than offering that something needs to be done and that we could go about it in a more constructive manner, I have intentionally attempted to leave ... more »

Are you ready for the Health Care Crisis? Part 3- Final Thoughts

Monday, May 11th, 2009 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

      So we have covered some important things to consider when choosing or designing your health care plan.  In addition to figuring out networks, deductibles and co-pays, there are several underlying themes ... more »

Are you ready for the Health Care Crisis? Part 2- The Network

Monday, May 4th, 2009 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

In part 1 of this series, we addressed several considerations for how your health insurance plan could be designed if you were trying to reduce your premium.  The aim of this ... more »

Are you ready for the Health Care Crisis? Part 1 – The Plan

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

The problems continue to mount for our health care system in the US.  What can you do about it?  Your options may not be as limited as you think.  There are ... more »

Health Savings Accounts – They aren’t for everyone… but may be for many of you

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 by Charles Mayfield, CFP®

January marks the 5 year anniversary of the Health Savings Account (HSA) legislation being passed.  I still remember, with such excitement and anticipation, making the first call to one of our ... more »