My son is covered on my employer’s policy through July 31. Can he enroll in a new plan starting on August 1, or did he need to have purchased a plan during open enrollment?
January 5, 2018 – Q. My son is covered on my employer's policy through July 31, but because he's about to be 26, he'll have to find his own coverage. Can he… Read more
If I sign up for a Bronze plan during open enrollment, can I bump my coverage up to a higher level several months later if I find out that I need surgery?
December 28, 2017 – Q: If I sign up for a bronze plan during open enrollment, can I bump my coverage up to a higher level several months later if I find out… Read more
My health plan was terminated because it didn’t comply with the ACA. Does that mean I’m exempt from the individual mandate?
December 26, 2017 – Q: My health insurance carrier has informed me that my policy is being terminated on December 31. I’ve heard that I’m therefore exempt… Read more
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
December 15, 2017 – Q. Where can I find a list of Obamacare qualifying events? A. The majority of ACA-compliant plans are not available for purchase outside of… Read more
December 10, 2017 – Q. I've heard that Medicaid enrollment is year-round. So if I qualify for Medicaid, I don't need to worry about the December 15 end of open… Read more
Should I be concerned about how much personal information is required for enrollment in the exchanges?
November 19, 2016 – Q: Should I concerned about how much personal information is required for enrollment in the exchanges? A: No. You’re not required to… Read more
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
If I turn down my employers’ offer of insurance and then am in an accident, don’t I have a right to sign up for coverage?
April 3, 2016 – Q. If I turn down my employers' offer of insurance and then am in an accident, don't I have a right to sign up for coverage? A: No. You… Read more
I enrolled through the exchange and I’m happy with my coverage. Do I have to go through that again, or can I just let my plan renew?
February 1, 2016 – Q. I enrolled in a plan through the exchange during the last open enrollment, and I’m happy with my coverage. Can I just keep my current… Read more
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