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Obamacare is confusing and if you choose the wrong plan you could be forfeiting thousands of dollars in government assistance. We can help you understand all of your options under the new law, and assist you with the application process. 

David Taxer Licensed Agent NPN# 16520021 Will Answer Your Questions. Health and Life Licenses held for OR, WA, CA, AZ, TX, MI, OH, PA, VA, NC, and SC. 

503-828-1970

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As a Licensed Agent certified with the Cover Oregon and the other health exchanges I can explain how  the ACA works and let you know if Tax Credits and Reduced premiums are available, and what Health Insurance will cost for you from the health exchange and on the private market circumventing the exchange. Buying off-exchange means you won’t get cost assistance, however you will have better networks and more plan varieties to choose from. 

All Information Submited on this website is Private and NOT Sold to Hundreds of Insurance Agents LIKE OTHER SITES. 

Federal health reform makes important changes to health insurance starting  Jan. 1, 2014

If you are a consumer

  • Every Oregonian can get insurance, even if they have a pre-existing condition.
  • Most people must have health insurance.
  • Financial help will be available to those who need it through Cover Oregon, the health insurance exchange.
  • There are new lower caps on deductibles.
  • All plans will cover preventive care, doctor visits, hospital stays, maternity care, emergency room care, prescriptions as well as dental and vision for children.

If you are an employer with 50 or fewer employees

  • If you choose to offer coverage, you may be eligible for tax credits through Cover Oregon.
  • You have new options for purchasing insurance through Cover Oregon.
  • Plans must meet new minimum requirements: all will cover preventive care, doctor visits, hospital stays, maternity care, emergency room care, prescriptions and dental/vision benefits for children
  • Oregon Unveils Premiums For New Health Exchange

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     Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Rates – Proposed 2013

    Oregon Health Insurance Exchange released proposed rates for coverage starting 2014. The Oregon Health Insurance ExchangeCover Oregon, will be Oregon’s marketplace where individuals and small businesses can shop for health insurance plans and receive access to ACA tax credits and subsidies. How much will health plans cost for individuals, families, and small businesses through the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange?

    Oregon Health Insurance Exchange, Rates, OR Health Insurance Exchange plans

    The Oregon Insurance Division and Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) recently released proposed health plan rates for Oregon individuals, families, and small businesses. The Oregon Health Insurance Exchange will open October 1, 2013, for coverage starting January 1, 2014.

    According to the DCBS, thousands of Oregon residents are expected to purchase personal insurance policies using federal financial help (tax subsidies) through the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange. The Oregon Health Insurance Exchange intends to provide consumers with more choices, especially for individuals with pre-existing conditions, as federal law makes all policies guaranteed-issue.

    Oregon Health Insurance Exchange – Proposed Carriers

    Oregon currently has a highly-competitive health insurance market, which will be reflected in the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange’s offerings. Along with 16 insurers, two (2) Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPS) filed plans and proposed rates with the Oregon Insurance Division. All plans still require approval by the Oregon Insurance Division. Carriers and rates will be finalized by July 2013. Proposed carriers in the Portland area for individual plans include FamilyCare Health Plans, Freelancers Co-Op of Oregon, Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, John Alden Life Insurance Company, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the NW, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon, Moda Health Plan, Oregon’s Health Co-Op, PacificSource Health Plans, Providence Health Plan, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Time Insurance Company, and Trillium Community Health Plan.

    Click here to read DCBS news release.

    Oregon Health Insurance Exchange – Proposed Individual Plan Rates

    The proposed Oregon Health Insurance Exchange rates for individual plans are divided by county, age, and carrier. For the Portland area, a bronze plan for a 40-year-old, non-tobacco-user averages $265/month (before individual tax subsidies). In 2012, the average individual policy in Oregon (across all ages, adults and children) was $207/month. Here’s a look at all proposed rates for individual coverage in the Portland area:

    oregon proposed rates

    Click here to view source.

    Oregon Health Insurance Exchange – Proposed Small Business Group Rates

    The Oregon Health Insurance Exchange also provided proposed small business group rates (for businesses with 50 or fewer employees). For the Portland area, a bronze plan for a 40-year-old, non-tobacco-user single employee averages $273/month (before employer contribution). In 2012, the average single premium for employer-based health insurance was $421/month (averaged across all ages and Oregon businesses). Here’s a look at all proposed rates for small business coverage in the Portland area:

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    Portland Benefits Group’s Licensed Insurance Agents Will Assist You With Health Insurance Plans And Applications From ANY Insurer in Oregon

    Obamacare is confusing and if you choose the wrong plan you could be forfeiting thousands of dollars in government assistance. We can help you understand all of your options under the new law, and assist you with the Cover Portland application process.  

    Portland Health Insurance Agent David Taxer NPN# 16520021 Will Answer Your Questions.

    503-828-1970

    dtaxer@portlandbenefitsgroup.com

    As a Licensed Portland Health Insurance Agent I am able to explain plans, discuss networks, calculate any financial assistance you are eligible for and then help you apply either through the exchange or directly with an insurance company.

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