Beware the High Deductible Plan

Posted April 24th, 2019

Open enrollment is upon us at my employer. We are pretty lucky. We have excellent health benefits for a fairly nominal monthly contribution from each employee. There is no doubt the premiums (what we pay for our health insurance) have increased since I first starting working for my employer, but it is still incredibly affordable […]


Breaking News: Affordable Care Act “Struck Down” by Texas Court: Why You Shouldn’t Panic…Yet.

Posted December 17th, 2018

I turned on the late local news Friday night to a breaking news alert. My heart sank immediately with the news that a Texas court had struck down the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) calling it unconstitutional. I thought immediately of all of those nearly 20 million people that have gained health insurance since the […]


Open Enrollment News Flash for Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) Residents

Posted November 8th, 2018

Do you live in the 5 county Philadelphia area? Are you dual enrolled with Medicare/Medicare Advantage and Medicaid (you have a yellow and blue access card)? You should have received notice from the state regarding a new program in this area called “Community HealthChoices.” Beginning in 2019, all individuals who are dual enrolled in SEPA […]


Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment: What You Need To Know For 2019

Posted November 1st, 2018

What is open enrollment? This is the time each year when you can make changes to your health insurance coverage-usually through the Healthcare Marketplace (healthcare.gov). When can I enroll or make changes to my plan? Open enrollment for ACA (“Obamacare”) insurance plans for the 2019 coverage year runs from November 1st– December 15thin most states. […]


Open Enrollment-Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers-Part 4

Posted December 5th, 2017

Open enrollment season is upon us! This is the fourth and final entry in our series of blogs summarizing the material from our #getcovered tweet chat and highlighting important facts about open enrollment. Remember that you can always get more in depth information about insurance via the OncoLink Health Insurance webinar series, available now, www.oncolink.org/insurance. All […]


Open Enrollment-Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers-Part 3

Posted November 28th, 2017

Open enrollment season is upon us! This is the third in our series of blogs summarizing the material from our #getcovered tweet chat and highlighting important facts about open enrollment. Be sure to check the blogs every Tuesday thru December 5th for great tips and tricks to help you navigate the complicated insurance maze. Remember […]


Open Enrollment: Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers-Part 2

Posted November 21st, 2017

Open enrollment season is upon us! This is the second in our series of blogs summarizing the material from our #getcovered tweet chat and highlighting important facts about open enrollment. Be sure to check the blogs every Tuesday thru December 5th for great tips and tricks to help you navigate the complicated insurance maze. Remember […]


Open Enrollment—Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers

Posted November 14th, 2017

Open enrollment season is upon us! For each of the next four Tuesdays (November 14, 21, 28 and December 5th), I’ll be summarizing the material from our #getcovered tweet chat and highlighting important facts about open enrollment. Be sure to check the blogs weekly for great tips and tricks to help you navigate the complicated […]


Health Insurance Webinar Series

Posted November 1st, 2017

I never thought I would become an expert in health insurance; especially since it is something I have been lucky enough to always have.  But here I am, an oncology social worker with a special affinity for getting folks educated and informed about health insurance, how it works, how to use it, what to look […]


Annual Health Insurance Education Webinar Series

Posted September 30th, 2016

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15th and for Affordable Care Act Plans on November 1st.  To ensure that you are making the decision that is right for you, watch Christina’s updated insurance webinars where you can learn all you need to know. OncoLink is proud to present our annual health insurance education webinar series.  […]