Special Enrollment Set for Shut-Out Workers

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-12/special-enrollment-set-shut-out-workers BY: TOM CORWIN MAY 12, 2014   CLEARWATER β€” In just minutes, Anne Fulcher of Rural Health Services Inc. had flown through creating an account for Pamula Burns on the healthcare.gov Web site when Burns asked her a question: Is this part of Obamacare? β€œIt’s formally called the Affordable Care Act,” said Fulcher, a […]

Feds temporarily expand COBRA escape option

http://www.lifehealthpro.com/2014/05/05/feds-temporarily-expand-cobra-escape-option   BY ALLISON BELL MAY 5, 2014 The Obama administration is giving workers who have lost group health coverage an option many mistakenly thought they already had. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has created a 60-day special enrollment period for anyone who has COBRA group health benefits continuation coverage. The Center […]