If you’ve been paying tuition and, at the same time reviewing health care expenses for your children, you’ve noticed that many colleges and universities have been offering students health insurance from the school as a part of fees and tuitions. Depending upon the school and the insurance, some colleges have offered very attractive plans. Many… Continue reading Health Care and College Tuition: Look Again
Sticker shock. That’s what many parents are feeling when they open an email to find that their child’s annual college tuition is over $60,000 annually. And it’s not just a handful of schools. Tuition and expenses have exceeded the $60,000 for the 2014-15 school year at many private colleges and universities. Is health care a… Continue reading Your Tuition Dollars at Work: Health Insurance
One widely publicized provision of the Affordable Care Act is the capability parents have to cover their children until age 26 in their healthcare plans. Through 2013, more than 2.5 million young adults were added to their parents health insurance. As 2014 and the mandatory health insurance requirements approaches, this increasing number of covered young… Continue reading Young Adults and Healthcare: Young Invincibles?
If a child’s graduation is imminent, many parents are thinking what would be the best gift they could give to demonstrate pride in their child’s achievements? While students often wish for that new car or a trip with friends, there is an even better reward that a parent can bestow upon a graduate: Healthcare! Perhaps… Continue reading Looking For That Perfect College Graduation Gift?
One of the most important and well publicized provisions of the Affordable Care Act is the ability to cover adult children until age 26. The Department of Health and Human Services estimates that more than 3 million young adults have been added to their parents’ plans. Are parents entitled to request information from the insurance… Continue reading What’s Your Son Doing at College? Your Health Insurer May Tell You