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ACA-compliant coverage

I’m self-employed. Is it better for me to buy health insurance through a broker, or through the exchange?

I’m self-employed. Is it better for me to buy health insurance through a broker, or through the exchange?

April 15, 2018 – Q. I'm self-employed. Is it better for me to buy health insurance through a broker, or through the exchange? A. You can have the best of… Read more

We’re moving 50 miles, but staying in the same state. Is that a qualifying event?

We’re moving 50 miles, but staying in the same state. Is that a qualifying event?

January 7, 2018 – Q. We have a health insurance policy through our state exchange. We're moving in July, but only about 50 miles away, and we're staying in… Read more

My doctor posted a sign saying she ‘doesn’t take Obamacare.’ What should I do?

My doctor posted a sign saying she ‘doesn’t take Obamacare.’ What should I do?

January 3, 2018 – Q. My doctor posted a sign saying she doesn't take Obamacare. What should I do? A. It depends on your relationship with your doctor. If… Read more

My carrier is allowing me to renew my pre-2014 plan. Can I shop for a new plan instead?

My carrier is allowing me to renew my pre-2014 plan. Can I shop for a new plan instead?

January 2, 2018 – Q. I have an individual policy that I renewed last year. The plan year ends in March, but my carriers says I can renew it, although only… Read more

Someone told me you have to earn a minimum of $30,000 per year in order to purchase ACA insurance. Is this correct?

Is it true that I have to earn a minimum of $30,000 per year in order to purchase ACA insurance?

November 7, 2015 – Q. Someone told me you have to earn a minimum of $30,000 per year in order to purchase ACA insurance. Is this correct? A. No. There are no… Read more