December 16th
Open enrollment for 2018 ran from November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017 in most states. Outside of those dates, enrollment on and off the exchange is only available if you experience a qualifying event. Short-term coverage is the closest thing you can get…
December 16th
Even if you missed the general open enrollment, you could still have an opportunity to enroll in an ACA-compliant plan this year if you experience a qualifying event. In that case, you have a special open enrollment period – generally 60 days &ndash…
December 15th
If you decide not to purchase coverage and remain uninsured, you can use the calculator on this page to determine the size of the penalty you would pay. But here's the good news: many uninsured Americans are exempt from the penalty, and premium subsidies…
December 15th
What happens to individual health insurance coverage when a policyholder moves to a new state? The answer depends on the carrier, and on each state.
December 13th
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 Americans may still be wondering, "Am I eligible to receive a premium subsidy – and if so, what should I expec…
December 11th
While the Affordable Care Act's premium subsidies help pay the cost of the health insurance itself, cost-sharing subsidies help to reduce out-of-pocket spending for eligible enrollees when they select Silver plans. The Trump Administration eliminated fede…
November 21st
Let’s take a look at the health insurance options for immigrants, and how they’ve changed – or haven’t changed – under the Affordable Care Act.
November 15th
Somewhere between two million and six million people are impacted by the family glitch. They are disproportionately lower-income, because lower-wage workers have to spend a larger percentage of their income to pay for health insurance if subsidies aren't …
October 23rd
An impressive 85 percent of Americans shopping in the exchanges receive subsidies. If you're worried about the cost of premiums, use our subsidy calculator to see how much you'd save.
October 16th
Before the ACA made coverage guaranteed issue, pregnancy itself was considered a pre-existing condition that would prevent an expectant parent (male or female) from obtaining coverage in all but five states. Thanks to the ACA, maternity coverage is includ…
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