Unity Has Some of the Nation's Highest Rated Health Plans!

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on December 23, 2016

    Unity Health Insurance has been recognized as having some of the nation’s highest-rated private health insurance plans for our commercial Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and Point of Service (POS) products by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a non-profit organization that evaluates and accredits insurance plans across
    the country. The recognition is part of NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2016-2017.*

    Read More

    Topics: Member Newsletter, How to Choose a Health Plan

    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?

    Read More

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

    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.

    Read More

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

    You've Been Denied BadgerCare Plus - What's Next?

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on April 20, 2016


    By law, everyone needs to have health insurance or pay a fine (unless you qualify for a hardship exemption). But what do you do if you were denied BadgerCare Plus and you can’t afford health insurance? You still need a new health plan.

     

    First, it’s important to know that you can’t buy health insurance any time – you’ll need to wait for Open Enrollment, which is November 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017 this year. You can also buy insurance at other times if you’re eligible for a Special Enrollment Period.

    Read More

    Topics: How to Choose a Health Plan, Affordable Care Act (ACA)

    Top Three Tips for Comparing Health Insurance Plans in Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on February 26, 2016


    Compring Health Insurance Plans in Wisconsin? Here are some tips.If you’re shopping for health insurance, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with the number of plans available.  How do you know where to start comparing health insurance plans?


    Tip 1 – Prioritize what is most important to you in a plan, so comparisons will be easier to make.

    Most people will prioritize the following aspects of a health plan differently, but the following factors are very important when comparing health insurance plans that may be similar 

    • Access to specific doctors, specialists,hospitals and clinics (the provider network)
    Read More

    Topics: How to Choose a Health Plan

    Major Medical Insurance Plans – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on February 24, 2016


    Major medical insurance is a term that is rapidly fading away due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Today, health insurance plans fall into five categories, or metal levels, that do not include the category called “major medical.”



    The Good – In the past, major medical insurance plans were those that covered expenses in and out of the hospital and were also known as catastrophic plans.1

    Read More

    Topics: How to Choose a Health Plan