Ranking Low Cost Health Insurance in Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on June 22, 2016


    Cost is the first and sometimes only factor many consider when choosing low cost health insurance in Wisconsin. Whether picking an employer-sponsored plan, shopping for a policy on the Health Insurance Marketplace or working directly with and insurance company, people want to get a low cost health insurance insurance plan with no surprises.


    However, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. You will be charged more for even low cost health insurance if you smoke, are older, have a lot of people on your policy, or live in a high medical cost area.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Health Insurance Costs

    What Do I Need to Know About Medical Insurance in Wisconsin for 2017?

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on June 16, 2016


    If you bought an individual or family medical insurance plan in Wisconsin for 2016, did you know that you’ll automatically be re-enrolled in the same (or similar) plan for 2017?* If you like your medical insurance and it fits your needs, this might be the right choice. But what if the cost of your insurance is going up? What if the similar plan isn’t exactly what you want?

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, How to Choose a Health Plan

    Individual Health Insurance – What Part-Time Workers in Wisconsin Need to Know

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on June 6, 2016


    According to a recent Princeton / Harvard study, alternative work arrangements have been on the rise since 2005. “Alternative” includes temporary help agency workers, on-call workers, contract workers and independent contractors or freelancers. Almost all of the net employment growth in the U.S. economy from 2005 to 2015 seems to be from alternative work arrangements.

    The study proposes that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could have contributed to the growth of alternative work arrangements.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Health Insurance Costs, Affordable Care Act (ACA)

    Tips for Finding the Right Family Health Insurance Plans in Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on May 12, 2016


    Finding the right family health insurance can be daunting. First, you have to understand the terms. Then, you have to understand the small but important differences between plans. Having a good idea of how your family actually uses health care can also help you choose the right plan. Here are some tips that may help.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Individuals and Families

    What are the Important Differences between Health Insurance Companies – Wisconsin?

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on May 10, 2016


    Because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), most insurance plans are very similar. They’re grouped into five levels catastrophic, bronze, silver, gold and platinum. You can go to the Health Insurance Marketplace to compare health insurance plans at every level from every company.  Chances are, the features and price are very much the same.

    That’s when it’s good to know the important differences between health insurance companies. Here are a couple of questions to answer when you compare health insurance companies in Wisconsin.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, How to Choose a Health Plan

    What You Really Need to Know about Individual Health Insurance Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on May 5, 2016


    It’s easy to get lots of information about individual health insurance plans in Wisconsin, but how do you know the facts from the myths?

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Individuals and Families

    Three Important Facts You Need to Know | Health Insurance Quotes Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on May 4, 2016


    Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it’s easy to get and compare health insurance quotes.  All ACA-compliant plans fall into one of five levels – from the lowest premium cost to the highest. These are catastrophic, bronze, silver, gold and platinum. These levels make it easy to compare quotes for similar plans.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Health Insurance Costs

    What you Need to Know to Get Cheap Health Insurance in Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on May 3, 2016


    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped make health insurance cheap for many people, both in Wisconsin and nationally. Millions of people signed up for ACA-compliant coverage in 2016. However, did you know that many people who bought cheap health insurance for 2016 may not be getting the best deal? Here are a few tips to help you make sure you get cheap health insurance in Wisconsin during the next open enrollment period (November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017).

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Health Insurance Costs

    Tips for Finding the Right Private Health Insurance – Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on April 27, 2016

     

    Finding the right private health insurance in Wisconsin can be daunting. It almost feels like learning a whole new language, especially if you haven’t really had to deal with health insurance in the past.  It’s important to understand the terminology (and the concepts behind it) before decisions are made.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics

    How Do You Go About Buying Health Insurance After Open Enrollment

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on March 21, 2016


    You just turned 26 and have to buy health insurance after open enrollment?

     

    If you’ve been on your parent’s health plan, you’ve probably never really thought about health insurance. You might be shocked to find out that you have to get your own insurance when you turn 26.  A bigger shock is that you may be liable for a big fine if you don’t have health insurance.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Special Enrollment Periods, Qualifying Events