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Medicaid expansion

I was laid off and don’t have any income. Am I still required to sign up during open enrollment?

I was laid off and don’t have any income. Am I still required to sign up during open enrollment?

December 19, 2018 – Q. I was laid off right before open enrollment ended, and now do not have any income/insurance. Am I still required to sign up for… Read more

Are qualifying events and special enrollment periods the same as they were in prior years?

Are qualifying events and special enrollment periods the same as they were in prior years?

December 21, 2017 – Q. Are qualifying events and special enrollment periods the same as they were in prior years? A. For the most part, yes. Outside of… Read more

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

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

May 10, 2016 – Q: How do I tell whether I'm eligible for expanded Medicaid or a private plan in the exchange? A: When you enroll in the exchange,… Read more

Someone told me you have to earn a minimum of $30,000 per year in order to purchase ACA insurance. Is this correct?

Is it true that I have to earn a minimum of $30,000 per year in order to purchase ACA insurance?

November 7, 2015 – Q. Someone told me you have to earn a minimum of $30,000 per year in order to purchase ACA insurance. Is this correct? A. No. There are no… Read more