February 11, 2020 – Q. I'm seeing a lot of headlines about big health insurance rate increases coming in 2017. I know that people with incomes under 400… Read more
I’m 60 and retired. I can get insurance from my former employer but it’s very expensive. Do I qualify for insurance under the exchanges?
February 3, 2020 – But for retirees, the guidelines are more relaxed. Retirees who have access to a plan that provides minimum essential coverage can still… Read more
January 26, 2020 – Q: Can you explain the requirements for pediatric dental coverage? I've read that it's an essential health benefit that has to be covered… Read more
January 25, 2020 – Regardless of where you get your health insurance, you (and the IRS) will get a tax form from your employer, insurance company, or exchange… Read more
January 1, 2020 – Q: If I enroll in the exchanges, will that coverage take effect immediately? What's the earliest my coverage will take effect after I… Read more
January 1, 2020 – Q. Can small businesses use the ACA’s health insurance marketplaces (exchanges)? A. The Affordable Care Act included an enrollment… Read more
December 30, 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
December 27, 2019 – 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
October 18, 2019 – Q. Next year, I start college and I’m trying to decide whether I would be better off enrolling in the plan my college offers, buying my… Read more
If my income is less than expected this year, I might be eligible for Medicaid. What can I do to cover my bases?
October 15, 2019 – Q: I'm self-employed, so my income varies from one year to the next. I enrolled through the exchange and projected an income that makes me… 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
We get health insurance through my job, but the coverage isn’t very good. Can I enroll in an exchange plan instead, and get a subsidy to help pay for it?
October 8, 2019 – Just about anyone can enroll in an exchange plan. But eligibility for a subsidy depends on how much your group plan costs and the quality… Read more