Obamacare articles by tag

premium subsidies

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

President Obama with staff.

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

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

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

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

Beware the 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

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

What you don't know CAN hurt you.

What you don’t know can’t help you (save money)

Open enrollment starts on November 15, but 89 percent of uninsured Americans don’t know that. Two-thirds of the uninsured population… Read more

Wondering about health insurance exchanges.

What is a health insurance exchange?

Health insurance exchanges are set to launch across the United States on October 1 and bring radical change to how people shop for and buy… 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