Monthly Archives:October 2018

Absolute Total Care (Centene) coming to Marketplace in Charleston County for 2019!

8 Oct , 2018,
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Big news concerning marketplace health insurance in South Carolina for 2019! As reported by the Charleston Post & Courier, Absolute Total Care (a subsidiary of Centene) will be offering plans on the health insurance marketplace in South Carolina – however, these plans will only be available in Charleston County for plan year 2019.

Currently we have very limited information on plan details, however stay tuned to this page for breaking news on 2019 Absolute Total Care South Carolina plan information.

The following are sample average rate comparisons for 2019 from the SC Department of Insurance:

25 Year Old (No Tobacco Use) Shopping on Healthcare.gov

40 Year Old (No Tobacco Use) Shopping on Healthcare.gov

60 Year Old (No Tobacco Use) Shopping on Healthcare.gov

Update – 10/12/2018 – A number of sites, including Kaiser Health NewsFierceHealthcare.com and The Wall Street Journal also reports Centene (Absolute Total Care) is expanding into the South Carolina health insurance marketplace! Although fiercehealthcare.com notes the expansion is under the Allwell brand, we are assuming this is a typo based on information provided by the SC Department of Insurance. Stay tuned for more!



Health Insurance for as Low as $0 Per Month!

3 Oct , 2018,
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Do You Qualify? Click Here to Find Out!

Many South Carolina residents may qualify for a premium as low as $0 per month in 2019 BCBS-SC Bronze 4 plan, based on the amount of tax credit, also known as the APTC or Advanced Premium Tax Credit (i.e., financial assistance toward your monthly premium) they’re eligible for. Eligibility for tax credits is based on estimated 2019 income, see below for more details!

If your annual income is below the amounts shown below, you will likely qualify for a subsidy. We can also help determine your eligibility. CLICK this link or call us at 843-882-7062 to find out if you qualify! We would love to help!

Persons in Household         Max. Annual Income
1                                  $36,420
2                                  $49,380
3                                  $62,340
4                                  $75,300
5                                  $88,260
  6                                  $101,220
Source: http://familiesusa.org/product/federal-poverty-guidelines

Bronze 4 Benefits
The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Bronze 4 Plan offers these benefits for 2019:

$0 preventive screenings
$0 immunizations
$15 copay for telehealth visits
$25 copay on primary care doctor visits
$50 copay on specialist visits
$12 on tier 1 or low cost generic prescription drugs


Stay tuned for more information!