January 1, 2020 – With the exception of short-term health insurance and other non-ACA-regulated plans, all individual health insurance policies sold since… Read more
December 30, 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
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?
November 12, 2019 – 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
October 8, 2019 – Q: What type of health insurance exchange does my state have? A: As of the 2020 plan year (starting with enrollment in the fall of 2019),… Read more
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
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
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
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