What to do if you missed the health exchange deadline

What to do if you missed the health exchange deadline

Happy April, freelancers! The deadline for 2014 coverage through the health exchange was March 31, which means…well, if you didn’t sign up, it means you missed it.

But fear not. Even though this year’s open enrollment period is over, you may still be able to get coverage...

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Don't Miss the Deadline!

Don't Miss the Deadline!

Heads up, freelancers! The deadline to enroll in a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace is just around the corner -- March 31st, to be exact. 

For a long time, one of freelancers’ top concerns was getting health coverage. That’s why we founded Freelancers Insurance Company in 2008. Now...

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Breath of Fresh Air

Breath of Fresh Air

After the longest, most expensive election “season” ever, you’re probably like me and everyone else in the country – eager to step back and catch your breath.

At the same time, we’re all asking ourselves what the election results will actually mean in our lives. We can try to...

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Together We Ohm and Find Balance

Together We Ohm and Find Balance

In the past few weeks, Freelancers Medical brought together the freelance community to connect, breathe, and find a moment of solidarity in the sun.

Yoga events in McCarren Park and Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, attracted over 200 people, who joined us to experience some outdoor yoga Zen, network with...

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The Vision for Freelancers Medical

The Vision for Freelancers Medical

I have to admit, this makes me proud.  And as a member of Freelancers Union, I hope it makes you proud, too.

I’m happy to announce Freelancers Medical – our very own cutting-edge healthcare program with a dedicated medical practice. This fall, in the heart of Brooklyn, the doors will...

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What Does Innovative Health Care Look Like?

Editor’s note: Guest blogger K.K. Apple is a freelance writer who has infiltrated the Freelancers Union office for a couple weeks to eat all the pretzels. She lives on the internet at kkapple.com.

After recent health care reform debates, it’s hard not to feel depressed by...

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The Supreme Court Decision: A Step in the Right Direction

Today’s Supreme Court decision is a big win for forward-looking health care. The upcoming changes and provisions will have a hugely positive impact on the patient experience as a whole.

 

While I applaud today’s decision, it is just one step. Because the truth is our country’s healthcare...

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Statement from Freelancers Union Founder Sara Horowitz on the Supreme Court Healthcare Decision

Today's Supreme Court decision marks a significant victory for forward-looking healthcare innovations, and it will mean even more health insurance options for independent workers:

 

  • Subsidies will help low-income freelancers finally purchase health insurance
  • Health insurance exchanges will take the guess work out of the individual insurance market
  • Freelancers Insurance...

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What Will the Supreme Court Healthcare Decision Mean for Freelancers?

I know there’s a lot of anxiety about the upcoming Supreme Court decision on healthcare reform. But figuring out how to deal with the impact starts with understanding what, exactly, the court might decide.

Basically, there are five likely scenarios. Since I’m CEO of our insurance company and...

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Medical Homes — Innovation for the New Workforce

The freelance workforce is driving New York City’s economy – and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn today made that fact crystal clear in her State of the City address.

 

And just as important, she’s putting the city’s money in the pot to help support new ways to bring...

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