Topic: The Tennessean

    Three hacks for your health coverage
    By Alex Tolbert on January 3, 2017

    Options for consumers Open enrollment — the annual period in which individuals and families can freely sign up for health coverage — is almost over....

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    A health insurance guide for Nashvillians
    By Alex Tolbert on December 19, 2016

    Options for consumers This has been a rough year for the Affordable Care Act exchanges. Meant as a marketplace for individual consumers to compare...

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    Losing BlueCross coverage? Here’s what to do
    By Alex Tolbert on November 21, 2016

      If you are one of the more than 50,000 Nashvillians not on Medicare who has non-group BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee health coverage, you have...

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    Saint Thomas faces uncertainty after BlueCross exit
    By Alex Tolbert on October 24, 2016

    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s decision to pull out of the individual health insurance market in Nashville has many consumers questioning where...

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    Three things to know about BlueCross leaving the exchanges
    By Alex Tolbert on October 10, 2016

    Tennessee’s largest insurer, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, announced in late September that it would significantly limit its participation in...

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    What young adults need to know about health insurance
    By Alex Tolbert on September 26, 2016

    With the arrival of fall, thousands of college students return to their campuses in Tennessee. While many are studying everything from chemistry to...

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    Is Tennessee's insurance marketplace 'near collapse'?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 21, 2016

    After approving big 2017 premium rate hikes for BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna and Humana, Tennessee Department of Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix...

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    How consumers can cope with rising health insurance premiums
    By Alex Tolbert on August 29, 2016

    Consumers have likely seen the headlines that Tennessee health insurers are asking for big premium increases in 2017. On the marketplace, BlueCross...

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    Digging into BlueCross’ big rate hike
    By Alex Tolbert on August 15, 2016

    The large premium increases requested by health insurance companies have been making headlines across the country. Many reports have discussed the...

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    Three ways Tennessee can improve health care
    By Alex Tolbert on August 1, 2016

    Six years after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, health care is still a hot topic. The United States still grapples with making health...

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