One Is Silver and the Other’s Gold

By Sally Poblete, Founder and CEO, Wellthie

Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum no longer just refer to precious metals. They also refer to your health plan. As you start shopping, you’ll notice that plan names will be named Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum. But unlike the metal, this ranking doesn’t reflect superiority, the types of…

Don’t Get Stuck With the Penalty

By Sally Poblete, Founder and CEO, Wellthie

Open Enrollment season is in full swing and more people than ever are getting the health insurance they need. Over one million people already enrolled in a 2016 health plan during the first two weeks of Open Enrollment, yet there are still more that…

Do You Know Your Health Plan Better Than the Average New Yorker?

By Sally Poblete, Founder and CEO, Wellthie

Open enrollment is underway and more individuals and families are purchasing insurance than ever before. But enrolling in a health plan doesn’t necessarily translate to knowing how to use it. If you find your health insurance complicated and the terminology overwhelming you’re not alone: a recent study found…

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Health Plan

By Sally Poblete, Founder and CEO, Wellthie

Open enrollment starts November 1 — will you be ready to shop for and purchase health insurance? There are many plan options being offered and the challenge comes in knowing what to look for to find the plan that is right for you. The 5 main areas to consider in your health plan selection are…

Consumers’ Needs and Wants in the Digital Age

By Sally Poblete, Founder and CEO, Wellthie

Open enrollment is right around the corner and individuals are prepared to shop. While many consumers have already bought plans, 33 million Americans remain uninsured. The uninsured may be waiting in the wings because the process of purchasing health insurance is complex and information is all too often unclear. However, today’s consumers are savvy…