May 21st
Numerous state and federal regulations have been implemented over the past few weeks that aim to improve Americans' access to testing and treatment for COVID-19. The post COVID-19: State and federal efforts to improve access to testing, treatment, and he…
May 12th
For women in the US, health insurance has come a very long way in the last few years, thanks in large part to the dramatic improvements and consumers protections brought about by Obamacare. This is particularly true in the individual market, where previo…
May 12th
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…
May 6th
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. The post How immigrants can obtain health coverage appeared first on healthinsura…
April 28th
For many Americans who've lost jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, affordable health insurance may be possible through special enrollment periods. The post How to buy health insurance during the COVID-19 crisis appeared first on healthinsurance.org.
April 20th
The Affordable Care Act's requirement that health insurance companies spend 80 percent of your premium dollars on actual health care – rather than marketing, administrative and CEO salaries – returned $1.37 billion to 8.9 million American cons…
February 23rd
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 tax forms, but one look isn't enough: federal deductions for health insurance change regularly, so keep up with cod…
February 7th
The combination of COBRA and the ACA present a solid array of options for people who are losing their employer-sponsored health insurance. COBRA exists just as it has for more than 30 years, but the ACA has made the individual insurance market an excellen…
February 3rd
As of 2020, only four of the original 23 CO-OPs are still operational. The other CO-OPs failed for a variety of reasons, including premiums that were too low and the unexpected loss of federal funding that was retroactively eliminated. The post CO-OP hea…
December 19th
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…
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