#Thinkwing Radio: Weds, FEB. 11, 2015, 10PM, @KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). TOPIC(s): Call-in Q&A on ACA/Obamacare! Deadline is 2/15 for insurance coverage in 2015 . GUEST: Michael F. Coulter (LMSW-IPR, MACSS) Outreach Health Insurance Specialist [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2015-02-11_2200, ACA-OBAMACARE SIGNUP, LAST CHANCE FOR 2015, GUEST MICHAEL COULTER

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Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies). Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)  For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

POSSIBLE TOPICS:

  • Affordable Care Act and the Marketplace Health Insurance Options: Sign up before the final 2015 deadline on February 15th in order to get coverage beginning March 1st, 2015.

GUESTS: (More complete biographical info on my guests are below Source links.)

  • Michael F. Coulter, LMSW-IPR, MACSS | Outreach Health Insurance Specialist, Medicare Advantage and Health Plans Branch | Division of Medicare Health Plan Operations | Dallas Regional Office, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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#ThinkwingRadio: NOV. 5, 2014, 10PM, @KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). GUESTS: CALLERS! YOU! TOPIC(s): The ACA/Obamacare sign-up period is coming Nov. 15 [AUDIO]

SHOW AUDIO: kpft_2014-11-05_2200, OBAMACARE ENROLLMENT IS COMING FOR 2015

Link is usually posted within about 72 hours of show broadcast.

Welcome to Thinkwing Radio with Mike Honig (@ThinkwingRadio), a listener call-in show (every Wednesday night from 10-11PM CT) on KPFT-FM 90.1 (Houston). My engineer and discussion partner is Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies). Listen live on the radio or on the internet from anywhere in the world! When the show is live, we take calls at 713-526-5738. (Long distance charges may apply.)  For the purposes of this show, I operate on two mottoes:

  • You’re entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts;
  • An educated electorate is a prerequisite for a democracy.

TONIGHT’S TOPIC: Getting ready for the 2015 enrollment period for ACA/Obamacare.

  • QUESTIONS WHICH MAY COME UP:
    • Where can I find help and guidance for this important and sometimes confusing decision?
    • Who qualifies?
    • What are “Life Changes”?
      • Why do they matter, and how do they affect your application for health coverage?
    • What information will you need to provide?
    • How and where do you apply? (See links below for some info)
    • What does it cost?
      • Who is entitled to premium subsidies?
    • If employer health insurance coverage is available to one of more individuals in my home, how does that affect uncovered members of the family?

GUEST: Noe Rincon, Regional Organizing Lead for www.getcoveredamerica.org in the Houston/Gulf Coast region. “I’m very proud of the work we did in the first enrollment period, but many people still need the basic information they need to Get Covered and Stay Covered.”

NOTE: This post is subject to update before and after the show. ______________________________________________________________________
Some of the links used for this show are BELOW the break: SOURCES (Below the break) Not all topics discussed on tonight’s show: Continue reading