June 1, 2019 – Q. Obamacare advocates frequently talk about how most exchange enrollees qualify for government subsidies. But who is left out? Aren't… Read more
May 14, 2019 – Q. I recently read about the graduate student at Arizona State who died of cancer in 2013 because his insurer capped how much the policy… Read more
January 2, 2019 – With the exception of short-term health insurance and other non-ACA-regulated plans, all individual health insurance policies sold since… Read more
My employer offers insurance, but I think it’s too expensive. Can I apply for a subsidy to help me buy my own insurance?
December 16, 2018 – Q: My employer offers insurance, but I think it's too expensive. Can I apply for a subsidy to help me buy my own insurance? A: Probably… Read more
December 15, 2018 – The ACA requires employers with 50 or more workers to offer coverage to employees and their children (until age 26), but not spouses. But… Read more
November 13, 2018 – Q. I keep hearing about the "coverage gap" in states that are not expanding Medicaid. Can you explain what that means and who it affects?… Read more
October 28, 2018 – Q: What type of health insurance exchange does my state have? A: As of 2018, there are 12 state-based marketplaces, five state-based… Read more
My premium subsidy is dependent on my AGI. But I’m self-employed, so my AGI is dependent on my premium. Help!
September 18, 2018 – Q. Under the ACA, my insurance premium subsidy is dependent on adjusted gross income (AGI). But, for a self-employed person, AGI is… Read more
We’re a family of four with an income of $47,000 a year. What kinds of subsidies are available to help us purchase insurance through the exchanges?
June 20, 2018 – Q. We're a family of four with an income of $47,000 a year. What kinds of subsidies are available to help us purchase insurance through the… Read more
I live in Wyoming, where health care is really expensive. Are the subsidies large enough to help me buy insurance here?
April 5, 2018 – Q: I live in Wyoming, where health insurance is really expensive. Will the subsidies be large enough to help me buy insurance here? A:… Read more
February 10, 2018 – Q. What is this controversy regarding the IPAB really about? Are politics involved? A. The IPAB never convened and its process was never… Read more
January 31, 2018 – Regardless of where you get your health insurance, you (and the IRS) will get a tax form from your employer, insurance company, or exchange… Read more