State Regulators Warn on Misleading Health Insurance Websites

By Emery P. Dalesio | October 15, 2013

  • October 15, 2013 at 1:39 pm
    Whodathunkit? says:
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    Most agents have had their web sites up for years.

    There will not be any confusion about who’s web site it is, if it works it’s not the governments.

    • October 15, 2013 at 2:05 pm
      Agent says:
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      • October 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm
        Libby says:
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        More supposition and fear-mongering from the right.

        • October 15, 2013 at 3:06 pm
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          • October 15, 2013 at 4:03 pm
            Agent says:
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            Good one. Excuse us for not wanting our identities stolen from a criminal Navigator. Excuse us for not wanting this travesty rammed down our throat in the middle of the night against our will.

          • October 16, 2013 at 8:50 am
            Libby says:
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            For all you know, it could be for unpaid parking tickets. But good job jumping to conclusions.

          • October 16, 2013 at 11:40 am
            Whodathunkit? says:
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            Libby, it could have been identity theft? I am concluding that using these unchecked, unverified navigators is putting people at risk, needlessly.

          • October 16, 2013 at 11:58 am
            Libby says:
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            My point is you are put at risk every time you walk out of your door. You can either be paranoid about it or deal with it. How many people do you give your SSN and other sensitive information to in a year? Doctors, banks, creditors, vendors, etc. Do you do a background check on each of them before you do? That was rhetorical, because the answer is no.

            And if Obamacare is as screwed up and difficult to understand as everyone says, then Navigators are not unnecessary.

  • October 15, 2013 at 2:04 pm
    IDK says:
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    It must be hard to go thru life so negative and cynical.

    • October 15, 2013 at 4:15 pm
      FFA says:
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      It will get worse before it gets better. Not negative or cynical, just the cold hard truth.

      • October 15, 2013 at 5:52 pm
        Agent says:
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        Liberals are all in denial and attack anyone who has a different perspective. FFA, do you remember them saying just a short time ago that applying for Obamacare would be just like going on Amazon.com? It would be so easy that anyone could do it with the very user friendly site. Oops! What went wrong here with this $634 million travesty of a site. Somehow, they will say it is all the Republicans fault that their wonderful scheme does not work for the citizens.

    • October 15, 2013 at 4:45 pm
      Whodathunit? says:
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      Here’s what John Conlee had to say in song:

      But these rose colored glasses, that I’m looking through
      Show ooo…….nly the beauty, cause they hide all the truth,
      And they let me hold on to the good times, the good lines,
      The ones I used to hear when I held you,
      And they keep me from feeling so cheated, defeated,
      When reflections in your eyes show me a fool

  • October 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm
    FFA says:
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    I went in to my web site and quoted my health insurance. Now, I am getting emails from EHealth.com and tele marketing calls from them. Security has been crap in the govt site since day one… How much business has been stole from me???

    • October 16, 2013 at 1:27 pm
      Bill says:
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      It’s not about you. It’s about all those poor unfortunates who now have “access” to health care insurance. Never mind that there’s a law in place to ensure they all “take advantage” of their new “access.”

      • October 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm
        FFA says:
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        Bill, the quote was for Me & my Wife. Not some random web browser that stumbled across my site.
        Shave $600+ a month and almost $5K off my out of pocket.
        Besides, I did the work to get them to my site. I bore the expense of training my people. They have access through my site.

        My point being, there are thieves out there stealing what ever they can including, but not limited to work product.

        • October 16, 2013 at 2:36 pm
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          I don’t understand. Does your site direct you to go to the exchange to shop for insurance? You have to enter your email address on healthcare.gov. If so, that’s why they are sending you emails.

          FYI – I went on and got a total of 13 plans ranging from $440 to $850 per month with deductibles of $0 to $6,300 and everywhere in between. This was before any subsidy, as I don’t qualify.

          • October 17, 2013 at 1:44 pm
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            Libby, you didn’t have to expound. You definitely could have stopped at “I don’t understand”.

          • October 17, 2013 at 4:08 pm
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            Funny guy, huh? I guess with a name like Homer you have to have one thing going for you…

          • October 18, 2013 at 8:56 am
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            D’oh!

          • October 18, 2013 at 1:49 pm
            FFA says:
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            I’m digging. All of a sudden, I cant quote Humana except for certain counties – 5 in IL.

            Guess I am shopping for a new GA if that’s my limit.



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