Frequently-asked questions by tag

health insurance marketplace

Make your health insurance premium payment before the grace period expires!

What happens if I don’t make my premium payment by the end of the grace period? Read answer

What type of exchange does my state have?

What type of health insurance exchange does my state have? Read answer

If all Silver plans cover the same benefits and percentage of costs, why do premiums vary by carrier?

If all Silver plans cover the same benefits and percentage of costs, why do premiums vary by carrier? Read answer

How do the ACA’s health insurance exchanges interact with critical illness plans? Source: https://www.healthinsurance.org/faqs/how-will-the-acas-health-insurance-exchanges-interact-with-critical-illness-plans

How do the ACA’s health insurance exchanges interact with critical illness plans? Read answer

Do 'Gold' exchange plans offer more generous coverage than Bronze or Silver plans?

Do ‘Gold’ exchange plans offer more generous coverage than Bronze or Silver plans? Read answer

Does Obamacare cover vision care?

How is vision care covered under Obamacare? Read answer

Is everyone who makes too much for ACA subsidies going to see big premium increases?

Is everyone who makes too much for ACA subsidies going to see big premium increases? Read answer

How do the health insurance exchanges affect me if I already have insurance from my employer?

How do the health insurance exchanges affect me if I already have insurance from my employer? Read answer

Should I buy the health plan my college offers? or buy through an ACA exchange?

Should I buy the health plan my college offers? or buy through an ACA exchange? Read answer

I earn too much to qualify for a subsidy. Why should I buy through an exchange?

I earn too much to qualify for a subsidy. Why should I buy through an exchange? Read answer

How do I tell whether I’m eligible for expanded Medicaid or plan through my state’s exchange?

How do I tell whether I’m eligible for Medicaid or subsidized coverage through my state’s exchange? Read answer

We’re moving 50 miles, but staying in the same state. Is that a qualifying event? Read answer

If I have insurance through my employer, can my spouse get coverage through the exchange?

If I have insurance through my employer, can my spouse get coverage through the exchange? Read answer

If I enroll in the exchange, will that coverage take effect immediately?

If I enroll in the exchange, will that coverage take effect immediately? Read answer

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

We earn too much to qualify for a premium subsidy and our existing plan costs less than exchange plans. Can we keep it?

We earn too much to qualify for a premium subsidy and our existing plan costs less than exchange plans. Can we keep it? Read answer

How does my access to employer-sponsored coverage impact my eligibility for subsidized coverage through the exchanges?

How does my access to employer-sponsored coverage impact my eligibility for subsidized coverage through the exchanges? Read answer

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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? Read answer

I’m 24. How do I choose between coverage from my father’s plan or from an exchange?

I’m 24. How do I choose between coverage from my father’s plan or from an exchange? Read answer

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Would my 21-year-old’s subsidy be based on his income – or mine? Read answer