Tobacco Surcharge: Smoking Just Got More Expensive
One of the factors used to determine health insurance premiums under the Affordable Care Act is tobacco usage. Being a tobacco user could significantly change the cost of a health insurance policy. Through the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies can charge up to 50% higher premiums for smokers, however states can and in some cases have reduced or eliminated this surcharge.
For more information on the tobacco surcharge visit MSN (http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/insurance/tobacco-surcharge-smoking-just-got-very-expensive/ar-BBi9KXp?ocid=iehp) and for any questions regarding health or other insurance, contact TMIB at 310-828-9662.