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?
June 16, 2018 – 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
April 26, 2018 – If you have a choice of getting your health coverage from your parent's employer or buying your own plan through the exchange instead,… Read more
Can health insurance policies still have lifetime benefit maximums? What about annual benefit maximums?
February 23, 2018 – Q. Can health insurance policies still have lifetime benefit maximums? What about annual benefit maximums? A. All new individual… Read more
I am on Medicare and Social Security. My wife is self employed and needs insurance from the state exchange. How do we figure our household income?
February 5, 2018 – Q: I am on Medicare and Social Security, my wife recently became self-employed and needs insurance from the state exchange. How do we… 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, 2018 – But for retirees, the guidelines are more relaxed. Retirees who have access to a plan that provides minimum essential coverage can still… Read more
I am a 21-year-old dependent living with my parents. I have no wife or kids, so do I apply for health insurance as a household of one and list only my own income? Or do I have to be on my parents’ insurance?
February 1, 2018 – Q. I am a 21-year-old dependent living with my parents. I have no wife or kids, so do I apply for health insurance as a household of one… Read more
My parents are 68, but recently moved to the U.S., so they don’t qualify for Medicare. Can they buy insurance in the exchange?
January 30, 2018 – Q. My parents moved to the United States last year. They have been using a travel health insurance policy, but it will expire soon. They… Read more
January 21, 2018 – Q. I have insurance, with a small fee, through my employer. However, my husband is unemployed and to cover him on my insurance is almost… Read more
January 12, 2018 – And it's important to note that if initially pick an off-exchange plan, you won't be eligible to switch to an exchange plan until the next… Read more
January 7, 2018 – Q. We have a health insurance policy through our state exchange. We're moving in July, but only about 50 miles away, and we're staying in… Read more
January 4, 2018 – 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
How does my access to employer-sponsored coverage impact my eligibility for subsidized coverage through the exchanges?
January 3, 2018 – A. You're correct that your household income is under the cutoff for subsidy eligibility, which will be $113,760 for a family of five when… Read more