My eligibility for Medicaid depends on how my income compares to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. Can you spell out what that means in dollars?
November 16, 2017 – Q. I know that whether I qualify for expanded Medicaid depends on how my income compares with 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level… Read more
Can health insurance policies still have lifetime benefit maximums? What about annual benefit maximums?
September 24, 2017 – Q. Can health insurance policies still have lifetime benefit maximums? What about annual benefit maximums? A. All new individual… Read more
What are Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs)? How are they different from plans in the health insurance exchanges?
September 10, 2017 – Q: What are Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs)? How are they different from plans in the health insurance exchanges? A: The… Read more
August 15, 2017 – The partnership exchange is essentially a federally-run exchange with varying degrees of input, regulation and oversight from the state's… Read more
August 14, 2017 – Q. If I don't enroll in a health insurance plan by the end of open enrollment (December 15), what options will I have? A. In most cases,… Read more
March 29, 2017 – Q: How will the health insurance exchanges affect me if I already have insurance from my employer? A: The marketplace in each state… Read more
January 11, 2017 – Q. What happens if I don’t make my premium payment by the end of the grace period?A: If you fail to pay your premiums and exhaust the… Read more
December 7, 2016 – Q: What type of health insurance exchange does my state have? A: As of June 2016, there are 13 state-based marketplaces, 4 state-based… Read more
Should I be concerned about how much personal information is required for enrollment in the exchanges?
November 19, 2016 – Q: Should I concerned about how much personal information is required for enrollment in the exchanges? A: No. You’re not required to… Read more
August 30, 2016 – 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
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
July 10, 2016 – Q: How will the ACA's health insurance exchanges interact with critical illness plans? A: In recent years, critical illness plans —… Read more