Out-of-pocket expenses

Dec. 3, 2013: Adrienne Matzen in Chicago's theater district. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Health plan sticker shock ahead for some buyers

CHICAGO (AP) — As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance have been sizing up policies on the new government health care marketplace and making what seems like a logical choice: […]

12/23/2013

5 keys to successful health care shopping

(AP) – Patients are being pushed to shop more for health care by insurance plans that require them to pay higher out-of-pocket costs. But finding the right deal is often no easy task. Here are […]

10/25/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks during an event discussing the federal health care overhaul in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Obamacare trade-off: low premium, high deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — You might be pleased with the low monthly premium for one of the new health insurance plans under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, but the added expense of copayments and deductibles could burn […]

09/25/2013

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IBM moving some retirees off its health plan

(Undated) – IBM plans to move many retired workers off its health plan and give them money to buy coverage on a health-insurance exchange. The move is part of a corporate trend away from providing […]

09/07/2013

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