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42% of the self-employed have no health insurance. Here’s how to get covered

Image source: Getty Images To do without health insurance is to take a huge risk. Key points If you don’t have health insurance, you could face catastrophic health care bills. There are several ways to purchase health insurance. You can get coverage through your spouse’s employer or purchase your own plan from the health insurance …

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42% of the self-employed have no health insurance.  Here's how to get covered

42% of the self-employed have no health insurance. Here’s how to get covered

Image source: Getty Images There are many advantages to becoming self-employed. For one thing, you can usually set your own hours and schedules rather than being locked into preset hours. If you have multiple obligations, such as children or aging parents to care for, that make it difficult to commit to a standard work schedule, …

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Now that mental health is covered by health insurance, will the LGBTQIA+ community in India benefit from the same services?

Now that mental health is covered by health insurance, will the LGBTQIA+ community in India benefit from the same services?

Mental health is still taboo in our society. However, the government has tried to recognize mental health and raise awareness about the issue. This is after the Indian government passed the Mental Health Act of 2017. According to the definition of this law, “it is to provide mental health care and services to people with …

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More SC children covered by health insurance during pandemic, but gains could be at risk

More SC children covered by health insurance during pandemic, but gains could be at risk

Columbia pediatrician Dr. Deborah Greenhouse treated children Dec. 7 in her office with strep throat, bronchiolitis and other illnesses caused by a wave of respiratory illnesses that swept through South Carolina. She shudders to think what it would be like if thousands more were uninsured and had to seek treatment in an already crowded emergency …

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Covered California expands coverage subsidies thanks to IRS rule

The “glitch” is gone. Ventura County working families who previously couldn’t get health insurance subsidies can now get help to lower their premiums. Changes to Covered California, the state insurance marketplace that is now accepting enrollments for coverage for 2023, impact spouses and children of work-insured employees. In the past, family members were excluded from …

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Rule change makes 400,000 people in the state eligible for California covered health insurance

Rule change makes 400,000 people in the state eligible for California covered health insurance

Patricia Moran, who runs a home daycare business in San Jose, will be eligible for covered California under the new rules. Photo by Laure Andrillon for CalMatters Hundreds of thousands of Californians previously excluded from Covered California — the state program that offers discounted health insurance — will soon be able to participate as eligibility …

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These travel insurance strategies will keep you safe (and covered) now

These travel insurance strategies will keep you safe (and covered) now

People want to travel safely at this time of year. They should start by reading their trip … [+] insurance policy. Getty The upcoming holiday travel season is fraught with uncertainty – an expected spike in COVID cases, soaring gasoline prices and inflation. Can your travel insurance keep up? “It’s important to understand any exclusions …

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