Health Insurance



Health insurance open enrollment: What you need to know

Nearly everyone must have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act without having to pay a fee at tax time. However, you can't just go out and buy health insurance whenever you want.

How to buy an individual health insurance plan

Health insurance is one of the most important purchases you'll make all year. Comparing health plans and finding health insurance quotes and information has never been easy.

What is an HMO?

HMO stands for health maintenance organization and makes up about 15 percent of health plans. It is known for its lower premiums and a restricted network of doctors and hospitals, which means you sacrifice flexibility for lower upfront costs.

What are your health insurance options?

During open enrollment, you can renew your current health insurance. You may not have to do anything if you want to keep what you have. But your current plan may be changing. Watch the mail for a letter about any changes your plan intends to make in 2017.