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Affordable Care Act

I’ve heard that Obamacare helps women who want to breastfeed buy a breast pump. Others say the law only helps you rent a pump. Who is right

I’ve heard that Obamacare helps women who want to breastfeed buy a breast pump. Others say the law only helps you rent a pump. Who is right?

October 8, 2015 – Q: I've heard that reform legislation will help women who want to breastfeed buy a breast pump. Others say the law will only help you rent… Read more

My health insurance options from my employer are on an exchange. Is this part of Obamacare?

My health insurance options from my employer are on an exchange. Is this part of Obamacare?

October 8, 2015 – Q: My health insurance options from my employer are on an exchange. Is this part of Obamacare? A: It could be, or it could be a private… Read more

I own a small business. Someone told me I might be able to get a break on my taxes if I buy insurance for my employees

I own a small business. Can I get a break on my taxes if I buy insurance for my employees?

October 7, 2015 – Q. I own a small business. Someone told me I might be able to get a break on my taxes if I buy insurance for my employees. A. If you… Read more

Which exchange plan is best for me?

Which exchange plan is best for me?

October 2, 2015 – Q: Which health insurance exchange plan – Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze – is best for me? A: It depends on what you need.… Read more

If I decide to gamble and go without insurance, isn’t that my business?

September 3, 2015 – Q: If I decide to gamble and go without insurance, isn’t that my business? A: No, because if you wind up being the uninsured heart… Read more

What do health insurance exchanges do?

September 3, 2015 – Q: What will health insurance exchanges do? A: The default description for state health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable… Read more

If I say ‘No!’ to Obamacare and buy my coverage outside of the exchanges, will I have to pay a penalty if the benefits don’t meet Obamacare’s standards?

If I say ‘No!’ to Obamacare and buy my coverage outside of the exchanges, will I have to pay a penalty if the benefits don’t meet Obamacare’s standards?

April 16, 2015 – Q. If I decide that I’m going to say "No!" to Obamacare, and buy my coverage in the non-exchange market – will I have to pay a penalty… Read more