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Baloon being blown up saying the size of your tax credit depends upon your income in the year you receive a premium subsidy

What happens if my income changes and my premium subsidy is too big? Will I have to repay it?

October 15, 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

I’m self-employed. Is it better for me to buy health insurance through a broker, or through the exchange?

I’m self-employed. Is it better for me to buy health insurance through a broker, or through the exchange?

April 15, 2018 – Q. I'm self-employed. Is it better for me to buy health insurance through a broker, or through the exchange? A. You can have the best of… 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?

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

With state health insurance exchanges in place, can still use a broker or get some personal help in choosing a plan?

October 4, 2016 – Q: Now that the state health insurance marketplace (exchanges) are in place, will I still be able to use a broker or get some personal help… 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