There's no reason to panic... We are looking to give Californians a place where they can find simplified information on Health Care Reform and become acquainted with Exchange Plans.
Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) February 08, 2013
With so much uncertainty and information swirling around Health Care Reform and approximately 4.7 million Californians needing to obtain or switch to a Health Care Reform Plan no doubt many people are confused and unsure on what to do. Fall of 2013 into the early part of 2014 will be a window of time when all American’s (legal residents) will need to face many decisions. To help Californians, KQ Insurance Services, a leading health insurance agency in Northern California is launching CaliforniaExchangePlans.org today. The new website covers many topics that are relevant and practical to the insured and uninsured alike, so all can make educated decisions comfortably and confidently.
“There’s no reason to panic when 2014 hits. We are looking to give Californians a place where they can find simplified information on Healthcare Reform and become acquainted with Exchange Plans”, said CEO John Hansen. “By starting the conversations now, we’re hopeful that people can become better informed of their options, as well as subsidies and penalties that could affect them, so they can make decisions that are best for them”, he added. Some of the helpful topics covered in CaliforniaExchangePlans.org include:
- How to Get Prepared. Ideas on things Californians can do now to prepare for 2014. An example would be to become familiarized with how healthcare providers rank in terms of service and safety issues.
- Options in 2014. A roadmap of sorts to consider when it’s good to enroll for the expanded Medi-Cal program, versus a health plan through the Exchange, versus taking a plan outside of the Exchange. Also included are the open enrollment dates on when to apply for Health Care Reform plans.
- Penalties for the Uninsured. People who are contemplating not getting insurance can do the math more accurately and weigh the options more effectively.
- Pros and Cons of the Affordable Care Act. The mandate affects everyone. In some ways, the effect is advantageous, but there are also some drawbacks. The information provided will address the effect on various people, such as those who have medical issues, have low or high income, or are young adults.
Preliminary pricing information for qualified health plans is anticipated as early as August 2013. Official price and plan details will be available October 2013. It is anticipated that the CaliforniaExchangePlans.org website will continue to be a resource that helps Californians stay abreast of coming news.
Since 2005, KQ Insurance Services has helped thousands of individuals, families, and small businesses find quality and affordable health insurance. As the nation prepares for Health Care Reform, the team of health insurance agents are postured to assist Californians transition to obtaining health plans through the California Exchange marketplace. For more information, contact http://www.californiaexchangeplans.org or call 1-707-571-7501.