Tag Archives: Medicaid

Uninsured in the U.S. – options to consider

What does it feel like to be uninsured in the United States? Wondering Dear Wondering, ome uninsured people barely notice that they do not have health insurance. They do not worry about needing medical care, or they figure that some government program, or a payment plan with the doctor or hospital will work out. Uninsured […]

Daughter can have Medicaid and employer plan

I am an employee enrolling in a High Deductible Health Plan (for the first time) for 2015 and my 11-year-old dependent daughter has Medicaid. Will she still be a covered dependent under the HDHP as well? Julie in Pennsylvania Dear Julie, Your daughter is allowed to have both private health insurance and Medicaid at the […]

Obamacare: when to drop your child

When do I have to drop my child from my health plan at work? Cutting The Ties Dear Cutting The Ties, In most states and situations, your insurer will drop your child the month after he or she turns 26.  If your plan offers COBRA, then COBRA would be available.  Some states require insurers to allow […]