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
We claim our son, but not our daughter, on our taxes. How are premium subsidies calculated for families like ours?
November 3, 2019 – Q. My husband and I have two children. We claim our son on our taxes; he's in high school, lives at home and has a part-time job. Our 23… Read more
October 15, 2019 – If recipients end up earning more than anticipated, they could have to pay back some of the subsidy. This can catch people off guard,… Read more
October 8, 2019 – Q: What type of health insurance exchange does my state have? A: As of the 2020 plan year (starting with enrollment in the fall of 2019),… Read more
December 19, 2018 – Q: If a person opts out of buying insurance, gets in an accident and goes to hospital emergency room – what happens? A: When a… Read more
My employer offers insurance, but I think it’s too expensive. Can I apply for a subsidy to help me buy my own insurance?
December 16, 2018 – Q: My employer offers insurance, but I think it's too expensive. Can I apply for a subsidy to help me buy my own insurance? A: Probably… Read more
December 15, 2018 – The ACA requires employers with 50 or more workers to offer coverage to employees and their children (until age 26), but not spouses. But… Read more
November 14, 2018 – Q. Do health insurance plans in ACA's exchanges cover abortion? A. Some do, and some don't. They are not required to, and in some states,… Read more
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
My premium subsidy is dependent on my AGI. But I’m self-employed, so my AGI is dependent on my premium. Help!
September 18, 2018 – Q. Under the ACA, my insurance premium subsidy is dependent on adjusted gross income (AGI). But, for a self-employed person, AGI is… Read more
I live in Wyoming, where health care is really expensive. Are the subsidies large enough to help me buy insurance here?
April 5, 2018 – Q: I live in Wyoming, where health insurance is really expensive. Will the subsidies be large enough to help me buy insurance here? A:… Read more
Can health insurance policies still have lifetime benefit maximums? What about annual benefit maximums?
February 23, 2018 – Q. Can health insurance policies still have lifetime benefit maximums? What about annual benefit maximums? A. All new individual… Read more