health exchange http://wxpr.org en As First ACA Deadline Looms, Application Assistants Lend A Hand http://wxpr.org/post/first-aca-deadline-looms-application-assistants-lend-hand <p>Monday is the deadline to pick a plan on the federal health exchange, if you want your coverage to start January 1<sup>st</sup>.&nbsp; Most insurance companies are extending the deadline to pay for that coverage…until January 10<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp;</p><p>Meanwhile healthcare groups in the Northwoods are seeing an uptick in the number of people asking for help signing up via the exchange.</p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12248 at http://wxpr.org As First ACA Deadline Looms, Application Assistants Lend A Hand Opening Day For Health Exchange http://wxpr.org/post/opening-day-health-exchange <p>It&rsquo;s launch day for Wisconsin&rsquo;s health exchange.&nbsp; Individuals will be able to compare and shop for health insurance plans online.&nbsp; One of the many questions raised by changes to the health care system&hellip;is what will happen to private insurance agents&hellip;now that people have easy access to purchase insurance directly.&nbsp; WXPR&rsquo;s Natalie Jablonski sat down called up private insurance agent Brian Diel, and found out he&rsquo;s not too worried.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:44:12 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8712 at http://wxpr.org Health Insurance Rates May Rise, Especially for Young People http://wxpr.org/post/health-insurance-rates-may-rise-especially-young-people <p>State officials visited Rhinelander today to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act. &nbsp;</p><p>About 30 people gathered in the conference room of the public safety complex in hopes of clearing up often-hazy understandings of changes to come.&nbsp; One of those people was Mike Barnes, who says he and his wife purchase their own insurance.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:34:40 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7431 at http://wxpr.org Health Insurance Rates May Rise, Especially for Young People Health Insurance Purchasers Will Find Choices, Come October http://wxpr.org/post/health-insurance-purchasers-will-find-choices-come-october <p>Northwoods residents looking to buy health insurance will have options when it comes to choosing a plan on the health marketplace.&nbsp; That’s according to a report from progressive advocacy group Citizen Action of Wisconsin.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:02:58 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7066 at http://wxpr.org Health Insurance Purchasers Will Find Choices, Come October