April 29, 2018 – The catastrophic plan is available to people under age 30, or people 30 and older who qualify for a hardship exemption from the ACA's… Read more
February 4, 2018 – Q: Does the ACA require infertility treatment to be covered by health insurance? A. No. Treatment for infertility is not one of the ten… Read more
January 29, 2018 – Q. I've heard that Obamacare's preventive care mandates only help women. I'm a man, and I feel like I'm getting the short end of the stick.… Read more
Pediatric dental is one of the essential health benefits on ACA-compliant plans. Does that mean that my insurance will cover braces for my son?
January 15, 2018 – Q: I’ve read that pediatric dental is one of the essential health benefits on new plans. Does that mean that my insurance will cover… Read more
January 5, 2018 – Q. What happens if I buy insurance but it doesn't meet the ACA's minimum essential coverage standards? A. With the exception of… Read more
December 19, 2017 – Q. I recently read about the graduate student at Arizona State who died of cancer in 2013 because his insurer capped how much the policy… Read more
If all Silver plans cover the same benefits and percentage of costs, why do premiums vary by carrier?
August 10, 2016 – Q. If all of the Silver plans in an exchange must offer the same benefits, and cover 70 percent of the cost of those benefits, why do… Read more
June 20, 2016 – Q. I have read that the Gold plans sold in the exchanges offer more generous coverage. What exactly does a Gold plan cover that isn't… Read more
June 18, 2016 – Q: Does the Affordable Care Act make it easier to get individual health insurance? A: Yes, in several ways, it's easier to get… Read more
Can my student health insurance plan set annual dollar limits on how much it will pay out to cover essential benefits?
May 3, 2016 – Q. Can my student health insurance plan set annual dollar limits on how much it will pay out to cover essential benefits? A. No, it… Read more
January 5, 2016 – A: Pediatric dental is one of the ACA's essential health benefits. But there's no requirement that dental care for adults be… Read more