Some were excited to get health insurance, and others just wanted to avoid federal fines as Colorado joined the national sprint on the final day to meet the new health insurance mandate.
With March 31st upon us, we now can see how the federal government is going to deal with the politically sensitive topic of fines for those who have yet to sign up for health insurance.
Colorado residents who do not have health care insurance have two weeks to get coverage or pay a fine.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Over the last year the White House has delayed, extended and adjusted the law more than a dozen times, twice extending the deadline for when business with more than 50 employees have to offer insurance, and the impacts are far reaching.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.