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?
November 16, 2017 – 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’m a low-income single adult but I’ve never qualified for Medicaid before. I’ve heard that I might qualify now. Is this true?
August 17, 2017 – Q. I'm a low-income single adult, but I've always assumed I wouldn't qualify for Medicaid because I don't have kids. Is it true that I… Read more
May 16, 2017 – 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
January 31, 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 January 31 end of open… 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?
February 19, 2016 – Q: I've just become self employed and I have no idea what my income will be in 2016. I enrolled through the exchange and projected an… 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?
November 7, 2015 – 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
I didn’t know I was eligible for Medicaid this year, so I didn’t enroll. Will I have to pay a penalty?
November 2, 2015 – Q. I didn't know that I was eligible for Medicaid, so I've been uninsured the whole year. I've enrolled in Medicaid for the new year, but… Read more
October 1, 2017 – Q: What are some signs that you are being drawn into a health insurance scam? A: Health insurance scams are on the rise as the economy… Read more
October 1, 2017 – Q: What are the Affordable Care Act enrollment periods and when can I enroll outside of the open enrollment period? Open enrollment for… Read more
August 31, 2017 – Q: What’s the difference between prescription discount plans and prescription drug insurance? A: There are two basic and very… Read more
August 14, 2017 – Q. If I don't enroll in a health insurance plan by the end of open enrollment (December 15), what options will I have? A. In most cases,… Read more