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Employer Health Insurance May No Longer Be Your Best Option

As everyone knows, the Affordable Care Act (ACA or otherwise known as “Obamacare”) has had a negative impact on small (and even some large) businesses with respect to group health […]

NYS DFS Approves Health Insurer Rates For 2015

The New York State Department of Financial Services has released their approved rate request filings for the 2015 individual and small group health insurance market coverage season. As expected, North […]

North Shore LIJ Expands Its Cardiac Care With Cleveland Clinic Partnership

North Shore LIJ CareConnect’s high quality provider network just got even stronger… In a stunning announcement this week, the North Shore LIJ Health System (as well as its insurance company, […]

Healthplex Offering Two ACA-Compliant Individual Dental Plans

The Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate requires that all individuals carry pediatric dental coverage for their children or face a tax penalty. The problem is that New York State’s exchange […]

Obamacare Update – NY Carriers Request Their Rates For 2015

All health insurance companies serving downstate New York recently filed their 2015 rate requests with the NYS Department of Financial Services. While these rate requests must be approved by the […]

St Francis No Longer Participating With Health Republic

Recently, St. Francis Hospital of Poughkeepsie was acquired by Westchester Medical Center, which is not participating with the Health Republic MagnaCare network. Because of this ownership change, the new name […]

Health Republic Publishes Updated Hospital List & Network Overview

Health Republic Insurance Company of New York has just released their latest participating hospital list for both upstate and downstate New York regions, including those hospitals located on Long Island. […]

Coastal Home Insurance – It’s About The Wind…Not The Water

As many Long Island residents know, obtaining homeowners insurance can be challenging depending on where a house is located. Generally speaking, many of the heavily advertised carriers (e.g. Allstate, State […]

Stony Brook Hospital To Accept Health Republic Via NY Exchange

According to an article published today by Newsday, Stony Brook University Hospital (SBU) will begin participating in Health Republic’s MagnaCare network. This marks the first NY on-exchange plan that will […]

Insiders Guide To Getting The Best Individual Health Insurance

Two months into the first open enrollment season of the new individual health insurance market, the government-run NY State of Health (NYSOH) online health insurance marketplace continues to diminish the […]