Here are all the articles I wrote during October, 2012. I hope they're useful to you.

October 15th, 2012

Bottom Line it.

My brain hurts from trying to learn all of the rapidly changing rules-regulations-guidelines-deadlines-laws-exceptions-mandates regarding the Affordable Care Act.   Just when I think I’ve learned (and remembered!) something new — bam! — it all changes again.

But here’s a short, easy-to-read, piece from Bottom Line Secrets — 3 easily answered (and understood) myths about health care reform.…

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October 14th, 2012

No Kids… Free Birth Control!

That’s right, the rumor is true… being responsible no longer costs money!   Under the federal reform laws, as of August 1, 2012, almost all health insurance plans cover your generic birth control 100%.   No co-pays, cash or credit card required to protect you and your man against an unexpected pregnancy.

The federal law says that health insurance plans must now pay 100% for generic birth control pills and all other prescribed and FDA-approved birth control methods.   If you got your health insurance after March 23, 2010 (when the law was enacted), then this means you!

So rock on with your free birth control.   But please don’t make The Insurance Mom remind you to stay safe and use protection… that goes without saying (but I thought I’d say it anyway)!…

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