Contents tagged with Obamacare
Posted Oct 12, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Temporary plans exceeding 3 months could once again become popular Obamacare alternative
Update: President Trump on Oct. 12, 2017, signed an executive order that allows short term health insurance policies to extend beyond the three-month limit set last year under the Obama administration.
Continue reading: OVERRULED! Trump Healthcare Executive Order Targets Obama-Era Short Term Health Insurance Ruling
Posted Sep 21, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Continue reading: Ask Frank: Can Employers Pay Obamacare Premiums?
Posted Sep 18, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
If health insurance rates keep going up, when does coverage cease to be affordable? The answer to that question depends on a number of factors and can be fairly subjective. However, we can look at how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) defines affordability for guidance.
Continue reading: What Makes Obamacare Affordable?
Posted Sep 14, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Three in 10 U.S. jobs are held by the self-employed and the workers they hire. Taking the leap into self-employment or starting a small business means figuring a lot of things out, including how you will obtain health insurance.
Continue reading: Benefits for One, Please
Posted Sep 05, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
The annual open enrollment period for Obamacare plans (i.e. individual major medical insurance) sold on and away from the state-based and federally facilitated health insurance exchanges begins November 1, 2017. Again, this year, the trend is toward fewer carriers participating in the state-based and federally facilitated health insurance exchanges established under the Affordable Care Act.
Continue reading: Infographic: The Obamacare Coverage Gap Map
Posted Sep 01, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Calls to repeal and replace Obamacare seem quieter these days, but the discussion is not necessarily over. In the meantime, we are approaching the Affordable Care Act’s annual open enrollment period—or at least the time of year during which we’ve come to expect it.
Continue reading: Is There Still Obamacare? What’s Happening with Healthcare?
Posted Aug 25, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Need an Obamacare plan right now? Be ready to prove you qualify.
Continue reading: Pre-Verification Required
Posted Jul 27, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Sometimes life happens, for better or worse. The Obamacare plan you chose no longer makes sense for you and your growing family. You lose access to your employer-sponsored health insurance. You move out of your current plan’s coverage area to pursue a new opportunity.
Continue reading: Lost My Job. Lost My Health Insurance. Now What?
Posted Jul 18, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Health insurance premium and deductible amounts—they’re the numbers you probably look at first when shopping for coverage. What will you pay each month? How much will you pay out of pocket before your benefits fully take effect?
Continue reading: Deductible Dilemmas
Posted Jul 10, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey
Welcome to Health Insurance Deductible 101. It’s time to get to know one of your health plan’s key components and better understand how health insurance works.
Continue reading: Health Insurance Deductible 101