How To File Taxes As A Member Of Liberty HealthShare

"Filing my taxes was simple and easy to do"

by Dale Bellis, Executive Director

April 15th is just around the corner. The urgency to get your taxes done is building! The 2014 tax year is the first year in which being uninsured will cause individuals and families to be penalized. Taxpayers without health insurance will have to pay a "Shared Responsibility Payment." However, members of Liberty HealthShare are exempt from this additional tax during the months in which their membership is active.

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How To Discuss Liberty HealthShare With Your Doctor

Presenting your Liberty HealthShare card to your doctor or hospital.

One of the best things about being a member of Liberty HealthShare is that you can visit any doctor and any hospital you choose! With Liberty HealthShare, if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor!

Our call center often gets questions from new and potential members about how to discuss Liberty HealthShare when seeing the doctor. We're here to help you through that process.

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Our Values Based Marketplace

How personal values can lead to better healthcare economics.

by Dale Bellis, Liberty HealthShare Executive Director

Recently the New York Times posted an article entitled, "Onward Christian, Healthcare" by Molly Worthen. We are so happy to see that the media is taking notice of healthcare sharing ministries, and we are encouraged by the impact it is having on the American healthcare landscape.

I was quoted in the article as saying, "success comes 'when the marketplace is given the opportunity to produce solutions on its own.'" However, given the way in which the quote was presented, it seemed as though I believe the reason we share medical bills together is because of the economic advantage; because it is cheaper.

This quote was accurate; however, I would like to add context, because it is important to know the driving force behind what we do. 

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Make Your Resolutions Stick

Get over the hump and use these 3 easy steps to achieve your goals.

A new year signals hope, opportunity, and for many, the opportunity for significant changes. Some people resolve to lose weight. Others decide it's time to enhance their education. Others vow to quit an addictive habit.

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The Members Have Spoken

Two provisions were voted on for the 2015 guidelines. What changes to the Sharing Guidelines, if any, are coming?

The annual Liberty HealthShare member vote has been counted. Members were asked to vote on two issues.

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We're There To Help You

Staff member and sharing member Jonathan White shares his personal story of community care and his perspective on working at Liberty HealthShare.

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Allowable Under The Affordable Care Act

Executive Director Dale Bellis explains the  Affordable Care Act (ACA) exemption Liberty HealthShare members enjoy.

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What is Liberty HealthShare?

Executive Director Dale Bellis quickly explains the mission of Liberty HealthShare.

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Liberty Fit Their Lives & Their Business

As entrepreneurs, Kim and her husband needed to find a way to responsibly approach the costs of healthcare. They determined Liberty HealthShare was a good option for them, and they are glad they did. 

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State Warning - Informed Not Inflamed

HealthShare Radio host John Daly and Liberty Executive Director Dale Bellis discuss the state warnings about healthcare sharing ministries and why we are proud that we are NOT insurance.

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