Frequently-asked questions by tag

Many of the Affordable Care Act's preventive care mandates – including coverage of screenings – apply to both men and women.

Is it true that Obamacare’s preventive care mandates only help women?

May 15, 2020 – Generally, ACA's preventive care mandates are for everyone regardless of gender, but the mandates include benefits that apply to women's… Read more

But HDHPs and HSAs are also sometimes among the best options for people who have serious health conditions and know they're going to need extensive medical care in the coming year.

Who should consider a high-deductible health plan?

October 21, 2019 – Q: Who should consider a high-deductible health insurance plan? A: If you're healthy – or sick – and have some money saved or plan… Read more

Do all health insurance plans cover maternity?

Do all health insurance plans cover maternity?

December 17, 2018 – Q: Do all health insurance plans cover maternity? A: Nearly all plan cover maternity. Since January 2014, the ACA has required all newly… Read more

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

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

Does the Affordable Care Act make it easier to get individual health insurance?

Does the Affordable Care Act make it easier to get individual health insurance?

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