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What Makes Obamacare Affordable?
Posted Sep 18, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey

What Makes Obamacare Affordable?

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.

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What is the 2017 Obamacare Penalty?
Posted Feb 06, 2017 by Jenifer Dorsey

What is the 2017 Obamacare Penalty?

In 2017, the Affordable Care Act’s individual shared responsibility provision entered its fourth year of enforcement. Commonly referred to as the individual mandate, the shared responsibility provision requires that most Americans to do one of the following[1]:

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Don’t Make These Obamacare Tax Mistakes
Posted Oct 13, 2016 by Jenifer Dorsey

Don’t Make These Obamacare Tax Mistakes

You could wind up repaying your advance premium tax credit and miss out on future subsidies

Affordable Care Act health insurance subsidies help lower premiums and out-of-pocket expenses for many people. The Department of Health and Human Services reported that about 85 percent of the 11.1 million people with active Marketplace coverage (i.e., those who bought health insurance from state-based or federally facilitated exchanges) as of March 31, 2016, were receiving an advance premium tax credit.[1]

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