November 13, 2018 – Q. I keep hearing about the "coverage gap" in states that are not expanding Medicaid. Can you explain what that means and who it affects?… Read more
May 10, 2016 – Q: How do I tell whether I'm eligible for expanded Medicaid or a private plan in the exchange? A: When you enroll in the exchange,… Read more
If my income is less than expected this year, I might be eligible for Medicaid. What can I do to cover my bases?
October 15, 2019 – Q: I'm self-employed, so my income varies from one year to the next. I enrolled through the exchange and projected an income that makes me… Read more
My eligibility for Medicaid depends on how my income compares to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. Can you spell out what that means in dollars?
June 16, 2018 – Q. I know that whether I qualify for expanded Medicaid depends on how my income compares with 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level… Read more
I’ve heard the federal government pays for the Medicaid expansion, but only for a few years. Then the state is on the hook for costs?
January 7, 2018 – Q. I hear people saying Medicaid expansion is a great idea and that the federal government pays for it. But doesn't the federal government… Read more
December 10, 2017 – Q. I've heard that Medicaid enrollment is year-round. So if I qualify for Medicaid, I don't need to worry about the December 15 end of open… Read more
I’m a legal U.S. resident, but not a citizen. My job doesn’t offer health benefits. Can the ACA help me?
January 27, 2018 – Q: I'm a legal resident in the United States, but not a citizen. My job doesn't offer health insurance, and I haven't been able to afford… Read more
December 19, 2018 – Q. I was laid off right before open enrollment ended, and now do not have any income/insurance. Am I still required to sign up for… Read more
February 5, 2018 – Q: How can Native Americans get coverage under the ACA? Are there specific plan options for them? A: American Indians and Alaska Natives… Read more
I understand that subsidies come in the form of tax credits. But I’m unemployed and probably won’t owe any taxes. How would the subsidy help me?
January 20, 2020 – A: The premium subsidy offered through the exchanges is a tax credit, but it differs from some other tax credits in two important ways.… Read more
We’re a family of four with an income of $47,000 a year. What kinds of subsidies are available to help us purchase insurance through the exchanges?
November 12, 2019 – Q. We're a family of four with an income of $47,000 a year. What kinds of subsidies are available to help us purchase insurance through the… Read more