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5 07, 2015

Employer health plan deductibles see big 5-year jump

Jayne O'Donnell, USA TODAY | article A report out today puts numbers behind what hit many workers when they signed up for health insurance during open enrollment last year: deductible shock. Premiums for employer-paid insurance are up 3% this year, but deductibles are up nearly 50% since 2009, the report by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows. [...]

7 10, 2014

Rise of high-deductible health plans tied to savings accounts alarms some

Dallas News | article Many workers will encounter a new option when they open their employers' health care packets this month: high-deductible plans linked to health savings accounts that come loaded with tax benefits. They’re attracting workers who want lower premiums and a tax-free way to save for health expenses and retirement. But they’re not [...]

7 10, 2014

Insurers Eye Market For Supplemental Health Coverage To Fill Gaps Left By Obamacare, Employer Plans

Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News | article As out-of-pocket medical costs grow for many Americans, the insurance industry is offering a way to help and, at the same time, expand its business: by selling supplemental policies that may fill the gaps for consumers. Insurers are increasingly marketing these limited policies that pay cash after a hospital [...]

5 10, 2014

Why your fear of medical debt is entirely justified

Jason Millman, Washington Post | article In an age of expanded health insurance coverage, being able to pay your medical bills could still be a major headache. One in four people say their medical debt exceeds their emergency savings, according to a new survey published today. The problem is even more acute among low-income people, as [...]

3 10, 2014

Yes, you are paying a lot more for your employer health plan than you used to

Washington Post By Jason Millman  | article It's not your imagination. If you have employer health insurance, you're probably paying more and more out of your own pocket. High-deductible plans have been under the microscope during the past year, given their prevalence among new individual coverage plans offered under the Affordable Care Act. But it's [...]

2 10, 2014

CY Insurance Adds Industry Veterans To Roster Of Insurance Professionals

John Moreno, Senior Vice President, National Sales Director of Carter, Young and Associates, LLC.   A distinguished veteran of the insurance industry, and former President of Leviet Group, John Moreno comes out of retirement to bring his 36 years of experience to the company. "Mr. John Moreno is a key addition to the CY Benefits [...]

2 10, 2014

Health insurance industry markets supplemental policies to cover medical costs

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News | article As out-of-pocket medical costs grow for many Americans, the insurance industry is offering a way to help and, at the same time, expand its business: by selling supplemental policies that may fill the gaps for consumers. Insurers are increasingly marketing these limited policies that pay cash after [...]