The Affordable Care Act Explained

Most likely, you’ve heard of the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare or the ACA. But what is it really, and how does it affect you? Summed up, the Affordable Care Act was a law passed in 2010 by the Obama administration in an attempt to ensure all Americans have access to affordable health…

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What is MinnesotaCare?

MinnesotaCare is a state run health program for low income minnesotans, its income limits are higher than Medical Assistance. The program is paid for by a tax on hospitals, health care providers, Basic Health program funding, and premiums from enrollees. The health plans available for MinnesotaCare enrollees vary from one county to another. However, most…

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Impact of Federal & State Budgets on Healthcare

As more news continues to come out about budgets for the upcoming year, it can be hard to understand how these changes may affect you. Both federal and state level policies and budgets have an effect on the types and prices of insurance plans made available to consumers. Here’s the low-down on what both President…

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