Why Altrua HealthShare Was Formed

These days, it’s no secret that traditional insurance costs are sky-high. And unfortunately, those who cannot afford health insurance through the marketplace may find themselves penalized come tax time as a result. It can be a vicious cycle. Here at Altrua HealthShare, we believe in our faith-based approach to healthcare as an alternative to traditional insurance options. In […]

A Self-Pay Patient With Altrua: Explained

The idea of saving money on premiums by utilizing Altrua HealthShare is appealing to many people. However, those who are accustomed to health insurance may think that being a “self-pay” patient would make health care expensive and the process too overwhelming. That’s why we have put together a brief guide explaining self-pay through Altrua HealthShare. You will likely find that […]

Health Care Sharing For Your Church

Altrua HealthShare is an innovative and faith-based health sharing concept that provides an opportunity for people to come together with the same faith and mentality while providing a way to share healthcare needs. While it is not health insurance, Altrua HealthShare provides a method for its members to receive the medical care they need and […]

Understanding The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare or HR3590, is a healthcare program that was signed into law in March of 2010 and was fully implemented over the next few years—finally reaching full immersion in 2015. The ACA is a complicated piece of legislature—2,409 pages, in fact. As such, understanding everything can be difficult. […]

Advantages of Altrua HealthShare Over Traditional Insurance

As you review all of the insurance choices available to you and your family, there is one non-insurance option that you should give some serious thought—Altrua HealthShare. What is Altrua HealthShare? Altrua HealthShare is an affordable alternative to traditional insurance. Essentially, the members of the Altrua HealthShare program send in a monthly contribution which is […]

What Is A Health Care Sharing Ministry?

With all of the recent changes in healthcare (many of which have made it more difficult for the average person to get the coverage they require), more people are searching for alternatives to traditional health insurance. One such alternative is a faith-based Health Care Sharing Ministry or as some may call, a health sharing organization. While […]

Your Options For An Obama Care Alternative

At first thought, the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) sounds like it would be a very good thing for many people. After all, it should be a way to assure that every family has healthcare. Unfortunately, the way it has worked so far means that healthcare isn’t always affordable—even for families that had insurance or other […]

The Difference Between Health Sharing and Insurance

There have been big changes in healthcare over the past few years. Many of these changes are due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care). Because of this, many individuals and families may have found that affording “regular” insurance is a burden. However, because of the ACA, carrying coverage for your family […]