There’s a new box to check on income taxes for 2014. Showing proof of health insurance for most folks will be easy as checking a box, but for others there are extra forms to fill out. Susan Hoff, with United Way in Dallas, helps sort through new tax time rituals.
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The deadline to sign up for health insurance for the New Year through healthcare.gov is Monday, Dec. 15th.
A warning: Research shows consumers often choose a plan that’s not the best deal.
We’ve got some tips for shopping health care.
Luis Veloz is one curious young man. He also happens to live in the uninsured capital of the United States – Texas. Put the two together, add some cameras, and you have a film that explores who has access (and who doesn’t) to health care across the country.
The next Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period starts in November. It’s a time when you can apply for a new plan, or keep your current plan.
Americans procrastinated enrolling in health care — and Texans are no exception. With just a month left to sign up, more people enrolled after March 1 than in the first five months of open enrollment. The total number of Texans to sign up through the federal marketplace is 773,757.
Workplace wellness is already a six-billion-dollar-a-year industry, and it’s growing. Employers are searching for programs that are both good for the beltline and the bottom line. The result? They’re gamifying corporate wellness programs.
The KERA radio story.
Nearly a quarter of the 2.2 million people who’ve enrolled in health coverage in the health law’s insurance marketplaces are young adults — the population that’s hardest to reach and yet most vital for the long-term financial stability of the new exchanges, the Obama administration announced Monday.
How did Obamacare affect North Texans in 2013? It depends on whom you ask.
KERA’s Lauren Silverman and Rick Holter talk about the series “Obamacare 101: Making The Choice.”
In the first two months of Obamacare, 14,000 Texans purchased insurance. One of them was Misty Parker. This so-called “young invincible” has a premium of $38 a month.
The KERA radio story.
“Who are the navigators?” That’s the title of a House oversight committee hearing in Dallas Monday looking at the people who help Texans sign up for health insurance through the federal exchange.