Tag: Health Care Reform

ACA In Nebraska: Marketplace saves money for Omaha business owner

As October 16th neared, Omaha resident Mike Nellis knew he would not only be celebrating his 26th birthday—he would also lose access to his parents’ health insurance. As a small business owner, Mike couldn’t afford to provide insurance for himself through his company. He knew he would have to seek out options on his own. Because of the initial difficulties… Read more →

ACA In Nebraska: Marketplace helped Young Entrepreneur meet coverage needs

A couple years ago, Phil Jarrett, a young professional in Omaha, found out that his medical costs didn’t stop once he got done paying for surgery. That was the year Phil spent nearly half of his annual income on medical bills – even with health insurance provided by his employer. “My old plans wouldn’t cover items relating to pre-existing conditions… Read more →

ACA In Nebraska: Windrum family finds affordable coverage

Omaha resident Carol Windrum remembers the fear of not knowing if you were going to get what you paid for in the days before the Affordable Care Act. Carol had survived cancer, but because of the disease, it was difficult for her to find affordable insurance through the private market.  She was only able to get expensive health care coverage… Read more →

Enroll Nebraska: Helping Organizations Prepare for Health Care Reform

October will be a historic month for health care in Nebraska as nearly 200,000 Nebraskans will finally have access to affordable health insurance – many for the first time – through the health insurance Marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act.  This is an unprecedented opportunity to ensure all Nebraskans get the health care coverage they need. To help fulfill… Read more →