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self-employed health insurance

I’m leaving my job – and my insurance – on June 30. Do I qualify for open enrollment?

I’m leaving my job – and my insurance – on April 30. Do I qualify for open enrollment on May 1? or do I have to take COBRA?

December 28, 2017 – Q. I'm planning to leave my job to become self-employed in June. My insurance will end on June 30, but I have an option to take COBRA. Do… Read more

Does Obamacare make health coverage less expensive for the self-employed?

Does Obamacare make health coverage less expensive for the self-employed?

December 30, 2016 – Q. Does Obamacare make health insurance for the self-employed less expensive? A. It depends on how much they earn, and whether they were… Read more

How do the self-employed access health insurance through the health insurance exchanges? Does the subsidy apply to me?

March 2, 2016 – Q: I'm a self-employed person with no employees. How do I access health insurance through the health insurance exchanges? Does the… Read more

I’m self-employed. Can my husband deduct his Medicare premiums?

I’m self-employed. Can my husband deduct his Medicare premiums?

November 1, 2015 – Q. I am self-employed and my husband is on Medicare. I deduct my health care premiums on my income tax. I recently heard that I also can… Read more

Are there programs that help the self-employed pay for health insurance?

Are there programs that help the self-employed pay for health insurance?

May 15, 2014 – Q. Are there programs that help the self-employed pay for health insurance? A. The premium subsidies and cost-sharing subsidies built into… Read more