Expert analysis of health reform issues
Lost your job? Here’s how to keep your health insurance or find new coverage now.
February 24, 2023 – Losing your job in 2023 doesn’t mean you have to go without health coverage. Here’s how to find coverage right… Read more
ACA marketplace enrollment in 2022 plans surged at higher incomes
February 2, 2023 – The American Rescue Plan removed the income cap on ACA premium subsidies – and other subsidy boosts may pleasantly surprise enrollees,… Read more
Applying for ACA coverage? Know the ropes (between income levels).
November 28, 2022 – Understanding how small differences in projected income can have a large impact on your health plan costs can be key to obtaining… Read more
Four reasons to not wait until January to enroll in an ACA health plan
November 1, 2022 – Obamacare's 2023 open enrollment runs until January 15 in most states. Here's why you might want to enroll by December 15… Read more
Open enrollment for 2023 ACA coverage: what to expect
November 1, 2022 – Record-high enrollment in ACA-compliant plans is likely to continue this year. Here's… Read more
How will the Inflation Reduction Act help marketplace enrollees?
August 5, 2022 – The Inflation Reduction Act would extend ARP's health insurance subsidy enhancements – helping millions eligible for ACA marketplace… Read more
How I sought to stop worrying and love a Bronze plan
May 16, 2022 – For older enrollees with average-to-high income and some savings, low premium plans with high deductibles usually make… Read more
HMO, PPO, EPO or POS? Choosing a managed care option
May 10, 2022 – Four designations of managed care affects whether you're covered by medical providers – and… Read more
Medicaid eligibility redeterminations will resume in 2023. Here’s what enrollees need to know.
April 26, 2022 – When the public health emergency ends, states will begin disenrolling millions from their Medicaid rolls. If you have Medicaid, here's why… Read more
Silver, Bronze, or Gold? Choosing a metal level in the marketplace
April 25, 2022 – In the ACA marketplace, it’s important to recognize that while Bronze, Gold and Platinum health plans have the same value no matter who… Read more
The case for switching from Bronze to Silver
March 31, 2022 – The American Rescue Plan's subsidies made about 4.6 million Americans eligible for a free benchmark Silver health plan. Here's why it would… Read more
What will happen if ARP’s insurance subsidies expire?
March 29, 2022 – The American Rescue Plan made ACA health plans more affordable through enhanced subsidies. Here's what happens if that subsidy structure… Read more