How to Keep Your Insurance When You’ve Lost Your Job: Interview with AJC SLO

By |2020-04-20T17:39:19+00:00April 20, 2020|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Covered California, Health Insurance|

"I just lost my job. So what do I do now about my insurance?" Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 "coronavirus" crisis wreaking so much havoc on our lives, it's a question that are many are asking right now—and that many more will ask in the coming weeks and months. But did you know that [...]

Covered California Announces New Law Requiring Health Insurance

By |2019-12-20T22:26:07+00:00November 19, 2019|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Covered California, Health Insurance|

UPDATE 12/20/19:  A federal appeals court has just ruled the federal Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional, a ruling which has obvious implications for the new California law. Follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date as new information unfolds. Ok, California, this time it's for real. Covered California announced late last week that [...]

Obamacare and the Future of Insurance Affordability

By |2019-02-07T16:41:39+00:00February 7, 2019|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Health Insurance|

With All the Changes Surrounding Obamacare, Will I Be Able to Afford My Insurance? According to a recent survey by AARP, seniors have growing concerns about the future of healthcare. The continued whirl of legislative and legal action surrounding the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare) has made many people nervous and unsure about [...]

Is Our Health Care System Sick?: A Proposal for Better Health Insurance

By |2018-09-20T01:20:56+00:00September 20, 2018|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Health Insurance|

Is Our Health Care System Sick? We were looking through client files recently and came across one of our old newsletters from the winter of 2008. The title of the lead article was, "Is Our Health Care System Sick?" As we re-read that article, it became apparent that little has changed in our health [...]

Why Won’t My Doctor Take My New Insurance?

By |2018-06-28T23:44:06+00:00February 5, 2014|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Health Insurance|

The relief of finally getting a health insurance policy is being replaced with an empty feeling as people look for a doctor who will accept their new insurance. Many of our clients are discovering their existing doctors are not taking the new insurance, and the list of participating doctors is limited. Even when new [...]

What to Do With Your $3.45 Refund from Anthem Blue Cross

By |2018-06-28T21:18:58+00:00September 4, 2012|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Money|

The following letter is posted for your information only AND does NOT reflect the opinion or views of any employee or family member associated with the Susan Polk Insurance Agency, Inc. Letter:  Paying forward Originally Posted:  Sunday, August 19, 2012 12:00 am Posted by:  D.A.S. (name removed by request) An open letter to my [...]

Affordable Care Act Update: Miscellaneous Provisions

By |2018-06-28T21:02:01+00:00October 15, 2010|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare|

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – HR 4872 – Amendments – pages 49-55 – October 15, 2010 Miscellaneous provisions: Student loans are available for institutions outside the United States. $50 million in technical assistance is available for institutions to make loans to students. For grandfathered plans providing small group insurance, they still have [...]