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Affordable Care Act

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?

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? Read answer

Will Obamacare lower costs for self-employed?

Does Obamacare make health coverage less expensive for the self-employed? Read answer

What type of exchange does my state have?

What type of health insurance exchange does my state have? Read answer

What happens if my income changes and my premium subsidy is too big? Will I have to repay it?

What happens if my income changes and my premium subsidy is too big? Will I have to repay it? Read answer

My premium subsidy is dependent on my AGI. But I’m self-employed, so my AGI is dependent on my premium. Help! Read answer

How much training do the ACA’s Navigators receive?

How much training do the ACA’s Navigators receive? Read answer

My employer offers insurance, but I think it’s too expensive. Can I apply for a subsidy to help me buy my own insurance?

My employer offers insurance, but I think it’s too expensive. Can I apply for a subsidy to help me buy my own insurance? Read answer

How do the ACA’s health insurance exchanges interact with critical illness plans? Source: https://www.healthinsurance.org/faqs/how-will-the-acas-health-insurance-exchanges-interact-with-critical-illness-plans

How do the ACA’s health insurance exchanges interact with critical illness plans? Read answer

Does the Affordable Care Act make it easier to get individual health insurance?

Does the Affordable Care Act make it easier to get individual health insurance? Read answer

How do I tell whether I’m eligible for expanded Medicaid or plan through my state’s exchange?

How do I tell whether I’m eligible for Medicaid or subsidized coverage through my state’s exchange? Read answer

Can I keep my Obamacare plan when I move states?

I purchased health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in Texas, but I have moved to Colorado. How do I transfer my coverage? Read answer

Do student health care plans have to cover preventive care at no charge?

Do student health care plans have to cover preventive care at no charge? Read answer

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If I still don’t buy health insurance now, but decide to buy it later on, can I? Read answer

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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? Read answer

Are Medicare-eligible individuals eligible for coverage within the ACA’s health insurance exchanges?

Are Medicare-eligible individuals eligible for coverage within the ACA’s health insurance exchanges? Read answer

Why would Congress let insurers charge a 60-year-old three times as much has a 25-year-old?

Why would Congress let insurers charge a 60-year-old three times as much has a 25-year-old? Read answer

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If I pay the tax for not purchasing health insurance, does that buy me an insurance policy? Read answer

My college offers health insurance. Can I purchase coverage through the exchange instead?

My college offers health insurance. Can I purchase coverage through the exchange instead? Read answer

Are dental benefits included in the health insurance exchange plans?

Are dental benefits included in the health insurance exchange plans? Read answer

How do I calculate my ACA subsidy with adult children?

We claim our son, but not our daughter, on our taxes. How are premium subsidies calculated for families like ours? Read answer