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cost-sharing subsidies

Even if you think you are eligible for Medicaid, you should pay attention to open enrollment.

If I qualify for Medicaid, should I worry about the January 31 deadline for open enrollment? Read answer

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

Leave your job and you are no longer trapped by COBRA -- an ACA special enrollment period applies.

I’m leaving my job – and my insurance – on June 30. Do I qualify for open enrollment on July 1? or do I have to take COBRA? Read answer

grandmothered-individual-plan

Should I keep my grandmothered individual health policy or switch to an ACA-compliant plan? Read answer

If I get an Obamacare subsidy in the exchange, is the subsidy amount considered income? Read answer

Can you explain the ACA cost-sharing subsidy that increases a policy’s actuarial value?

Can you explain the ACA cost-sharing subsidy that increases a policy’s actuarial value? Read answer

My eligibility for Medicaid depends on how my income compares to the Federal Poverty Level. Can you spell out what that means in dollars?

My eligibility for Medicaid depends on how my income compares to the Federal Poverty Level. Can you spell out what that means in dollars? Read answer

My wife and I each make about $40,000/year. If we file our taxes separately, can we each qualify for an exchange subsidy?

My wife and I each make about $40,000 a year. If we file our taxes separately, can we each qualify for an exchange subsidy? Read answer

Does the ACA cover abortion services?

Do ACA-compliant health insurance plans cover abortion? Read answer

Which exchange plan is best for me? Read answer

Help for self-employed buying health insurance/

Are there programs that help the self-employed pay for health insurance? Read answer