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51k Kentuckians Losing Coverage Through Kentucky Health Co-Op

51k Kentuckians Losing Health Insurance | HealthKY.com

  It was announced yesterday that Kentucky health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, is going out of business effective January 1, 2016. What does this mean for those 51,000 Kentuckians on a co-op plan? Well, it means they will need to find … Continue reading

January 10th Premium Extension for Obamacare Kentucky

For Kentuckians who select their health plan on the federal exchange site by the December 23, 2013 deadline will be able to pay their first month premium by January 10, 2014 and still have effective healthcare coverage by January 1, … Continue reading

“I Got a Health Insurance Cancellation Letter” – What To Do

Did you lose coverage? HealthKY is here to help! Millions of Kentuckians have received health insurance cancellation letters from their providers informing them that their current insurance plan has either been changed, discontinued, or worse yet cancelled. So what happens … Continue reading

10 ways to get ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace

Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace is coming soon. Here’s how you can get ready to enroll starting October 1, 2013. Find the Marketplace in your state and get your options & info. Sign up for email or text … Continue reading

Calculating your costs and savings in the Health Insurance Marketplace

When you fill out your Health Insurance Marketplace application, you’ll find out what plans and premiums are available to you and see how much you will save. Most people who apply will qualify for lower costs of some kind. What … Continue reading

How to get help with your Marketplace application

There’s a new way to get help with your application for coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit LocalHelp.HealthCare.gov to find help in your area. You can search by city and state or ZIP code to see a list of … Continue reading

7 Surprising Things About the Affordable Care Act

From WebMD.com: The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, already has brought big changes to the U.S. health care system. You may have gotten a refund check from your health insurance company, for example. Or maybe the last time … Continue reading

Here’s how the Health Insurance Marketplace helps women

We have good news for women who care about their health! You have new rights and protections in the Health Insurance Marketplace starting in 2014. Here are 4 things for women to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace: You won’t … Continue reading

3 ways to get covered if you’re under 30

Sooner or later, everyone needs health insurance. This is true even if you’re healthy and under 30 like Jaime and Malik. The Health Insurance Marketplace provides you with several options that put you in control of your coverage and care. … Continue reading

What You Need to Know about the Health Care Law – Open Enrollment Begins October 1

Starting on October 1, people without health care insurance will be able to shop through the new health care marketplace to compares prices and plans and get covered. With open enrollment less than a month away, this is a great … Continue reading