Affordable Care Act articles by tag

health insurance exchange

Qualifying events that can get you…

February 1, 2017 – Even if you missed the general open enrollment, you could still have an opportunity to enroll in an ACA-compliant plan this year if you… Read more

The consumer protections in the ACA apply to all new individual policies, regardless of whether the coverage is sold in the exchange / marketplace.

Should you look outside the ACA’s…

January 3, 2017 – The consumer protections in the ACA apply to all new individual policies, regardless of whether the coverage is sold in the exchange /… Read more

Individual health insurance under…

August 18, 2016 – If you are self employed, or if your employer does not offer health insurance, you'll likely turn to the private market to purchase an… Read more

healthcare.gov is the official federal exchange.

The federal exchange option

August 16, 2016 – By March 2016, effectuated enrollment across the 38 states using the Healthcare.gov enrollment platform stood at 8.4 million people. And 85… Read more

The ACA provides essential benefits.

Obamacare’s essential health benefits

August 16, 2016 – Since 2014, all individual health insurance sold in and out of the ACA's exchanges – whether to individuals or to small firms with fewer… Read more

How Obamacare improves maternity coverage

How Obamacare changed maternity…

August 16, 2016 – Before the ACA made coverage guaranteed issue, pregnancy itself was considered a pre-existing condition that would prevent an expectant… Read more

All about Obamacare's cost-sharing subsidies

The ACA’s cost-sharing subsidies

August 16, 2016 – While the Affordable Care Act's premium subsidies help pay the cost of the health insurance itself, cost-sharing subsidies help to reduce… Read more

How SHOP exchanges help small business under Obamacare

How SHOP exchanges help small…

February 10, 2016 – The unprecedented advantages offered by ACA's SHOP exchanges truly make the law a game changer when it comes to making small businesses… Read more

Don't get taken by con artists misrepresenting health policies.

Avoid scams while shopping for…

August 27, 2015 – The ACA was signed into law in 2010, and almost immediately, scammers began looking for ways to make a quick… Read more

How to compare health insurance carriers.

Evaluating health insurance companies

October 1, 2013 – Before you start seeking health insurance quotes, it's prudent to take a look at the health insurance companies and their potential service… Read more

The difference between public health care exchanges, private, and the SHOP exchange.

Know your health insurance exchanges

September 23, 2013 – The ACA-created health insurance exchanges will be up and running in days, and while anticipation is running high, so is confusion. If… Read more

Obamacare health insurance marketplaces and how they work.

What is a health insurance exchange?

August 20, 2013 – Health insurance exchanges are set to launch across the United States on October 1 and bring radical change to how people shop for and buy… Read more

What to expect when shopping in the Obamacare exchanges.

Shopping in the exchanges: what to…

August 20, 2013 – Ever since the ACA was signed into law in 2010, "exchange" has been a buzz word in health care reform. But there's still plenty of… Read more

Truth, justice and consumer protection for health insurance purchasers.

Consumer protections under the ACA

August 20, 2013 – The health reform law did many other things besides mandate the creation of state health insurance exchanges – also known as health… Read more