Our helpful health care links focus on two hot topics in health insurance this week– The first insurance company to pair with a fitness tracker to provide discounts for healthy behavior and a reminder that your health insurance could affect your tax forms. Both are worth your time. And, as always, if you ever come across a healthcare story that you think merits more attention, please send it our way!
John Hancock will become the first insurance company to offer a program for Americans that tracks policyholders’ medical information and offers discounts for healthy behavior.
If you were insured through work, bought a plan on the new insurance marketplaces or enrolled in Medicare Part A, Medicaid or Tricare you likely met the requirement and can simply check that box off on your tax form.
P.S.–TIME IS RUNNING OUT!
ObamaCare has added an extra enrollment period that will take place from March 15 – April 30, 2015.
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