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Lisa Zamosky

Lisa ZamoskyLisa Zamosky

WebMD Health Reform Expert

Health Reform
Health Insurance, Health Care and Consumer Affairs

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Bio

Lisa Zamosky is a WebMD Health Reform Expert and author of Healthcare, Insurance and You: The Savvy Consumer’s Guide. She is a healthcare journalist who has been writing about how to access and pay for healthcare for more than 10 years. Zamosky is a consumer health columnist for the Los Angeles Times and a correspondent for two news services of the California Healthcare Foundation. Her work has been published in Reuters, Kaiser Health News, MSNBC, Health.com, the Chicago Tribune, and Baltimore Sun, among other publications. Zamosky previously spent a decade working in the healthcare industry, during which time she developed benefit plans for Fortune 500 companies and state governments, and oversaw provider network operations for several states throughout the Northeast for one of the country’s largest health insurance companies.

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A. Unfortunately, people with low incomes living in states that chose not to expand their Medicaid programs, like Florida, are often left without good...
A. Unfortunately, people with low incomes living in states that chose not to expand their Medicaid programs are often left without good coverage options...
A. Unfortunately, people with low incomes living in states that chose not to expand their Medicaid programs are often left without good coverage options...
A. If you qualify for tax subsidies and your income changes you need to report that to the Marketplace (Healthcare.gov). An adjustment to your insurance...
A. The employer shared responsibility provision in the law has not yet taken effect -- it's been delayed. For that reason, your employer likely has...
A. If you qualify for Medicaid, that's the program you'll likely need to go with. Details of what's covered in each state varies...
A. Although you'll have to wait until the next open enrollment period comes around in October, you can change Part D drug plans. You should at least...
A. Healthcare.gov.
A. The health reform law has lowered the cost of prescription drugs for many people on Medicare and it also covers some preventive services it...
A. Healthcare.gov is the official federal website.
A. You may be able to find a doctor who will treat your child but you'll pay the full cost of the care on your own.Today's the last day to sign...
A. Under the Affordable Care Act, it's Medicaid that's up for expansion, not Medicare. And, yes, Ohio did ultimately decide to expand its...
A. The health reform law bolstered some of Medicare's benefits. There are discounts on prescription drugs and some preventive health services...
A. You would need a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in order for medications to be covered. To determine if the specific medication you need is...
A. Generally, pacemakers are covered by Medicare but you must meet medical criteria in order for your care to be paid for. I suggest you work with your...