Obamacare articles by tag

About ACA cost-sharing subsidies.

The ACA’s cost-sharing subsidies

While the Affordable Care Act's premium subsidies help pay the cost of the health insurance itself, cost-sharing subsidies help to reduce… Read more

Premium subsidies are not going away.

Can you count on your Obamacare subsidy?

So let's revisit the question: Can you count on your Obamacare subsidies? In short, yes. Regardless of what you've heard about Obamcare —… Read more

With ACA-compliant plans, you're entitled to certain services – like immunizations and screening tests – at no cost. If you're still paying for these services, you might want to shop for a new plan.

Five signs you need a new health insurance plan

If you have a marketplace plan already, it could pay to retain your existing coverage – but here are a few signs that you're better off… Read more

Obamacare's subsidy cliff

Beware Obamacare’s ‘subsidy cliff’

If you're facing a subsidy cliff, you may want to talk with an accountant to see if there's anything you can do to lower your modified… Read more

Individual health insurance also means family.

Individual health insurance under Obamacare

If you are self employed, or if your employer does not offer health insurance, you'll likely turn to the private market to purchase an… Read more

Losing your job, consider COBRA.

Do you still need COBRA health coverage?

The combination of COBRA and the ACA present a solid array of options for people who are losing their employer-sponsored health insurance.… Read more

Obamacare premium subsidy calculator

Will you receive an Obamacare premium subsidy?

The ACA's premium subsidies are still available, and are much larger than they were in the first few years of ACA implementation. But many… Read more

Deducting health insurance on 1040.

Self-employed health insurance deduction

It's important for the self-employed to know all the ways they can save a few dollars here and there. One obvious place to look is on their… Read more

No family left behind.

How millions were left behind by ACA’s ‘family glitch’

Somewhere between two million and six million people are impacted by the family glitch. They are disproportionately lower-income, because… Read more

Shopping the Obamacare exchanges.

Shopping in the exchanges: what to expect

Ever since the ACA was signed into law in 2010, "exchange" has been a buzz word in health care reform. But there's still plenty of… Read more