health insurance

Obamacare exchanges open, drivers sound off

Forty percent of Overdrive readers remain uncertain of how they will purchase insurance in 2014, as Obamacare implementation approaches.

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Some ACA health-insurance exchange premium detail made available

The Department of Health and Human Services' first limited release of premium data in federally run health insurance exchanges under Obamacare has finally come down. Find it here.

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POLL: How will you purchase health insurance in 2014?

Will you buy with subsidies on newly implemented health-insurance exchanges, continue in the individual market or via your employer/leasing fleet, pay the penalty/tax, or take another option....?

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Obamacare: Decision upcoming for uninsured operators

An ATBS informational document aims to help uninsured owner-operators make the decision on whether to purchase insurance to satisfy the individual mandate or continue uninsured.

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Obamacare insurance exchange premiums in N.Y., elsewhere

New York State's release of monthly premium rate information in its 2014 health insurance exchange showed a reduction for many versus current individually purchase health plans.

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Employer mandate in healthcare law delayed until 2015

The mandate included in the 2010 Affordable Care Act law ("Obamacare") that requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide a health insurance coverage to employees has been pushed back a year to 2015.

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Obamacare: Counting down, misplaced incentives

For large carriers (more than 50 employees), paying the per-employee penalties after they opt for exchange-purchased and subsidized coverage could well mean considerably less money spent by the employer...

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Big success for ‘band together’ campaign

TA Petro has raised more than $750,000 in their three years of efforts to secure donations to the St. Christopher fund in exchange for wristbands.

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Checking in with Jazzy Jordan — and a rig named in her honor

When we quizzed Overdrive Facebook fans on their rigs' nomenclature, i.e. not just the make and model but the names they used to give voice to that most personal of relationships -- the on-highway operator and his or her machine -- one in particular stood out for me. "I named mine 'Jasmine,' to honor Jazzy Jordan," wrote driver Jim Beine, whose Central Point, Ore.-based Oldland Distributing, 272-inch wheelbase 2001 Peterbilt 379 extended hood is here pictured. ...

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Are you happy with your insurance company?

Consumer insurance portal Insure.com recently tracked customer satisfaction by polling users of the site as to their happiness -- or lack thereof -- with their auto, home, life and health insurers, evaluating these keys areas; customer service, claims experience and value for the price paid. They also asked whether customers planned to renew their policies and whether they would recommend their companies. ...

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