2018 Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies (CSR)

How Do Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies Work? ObamaCare’s Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies (CSR) lower out-of-pocket costs, based on income, for Silver plans bought on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Please note that CSR subsidies are paid to insurance companies, not to individuals. They are intended to offset the expenses of offering lower-cost health insurance to qualifying individuals. Eliminating…

Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies (CSR)

How Do Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies Work? ObamaCare’s Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies (CSR) lower out-of-pocket costs, based on income, for Silver plans bought on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Along with Premium Tax Credits, ObamaCare’s Cost Sharing Reduction subsidies lower what you pay for out-of-pocket costs like deductibles, copays, and coinsurance, making health insurance coverage more affordable and…

The 2020 Federal Poverty Guidelines

The 2020 Federal Poverty Guidelines (for 2021 Cost assistance and 2020 Medicaid/CHIP) Below are the 2020 Federal Poverty Guidelines that went into effect in early 2020 (the ones you use for 2020 Medicaid/CHIP and for 2021 marketplace cost assistance). These guidelines are the key to all cost assistance under the Affordable Care Act, specifically these guidelines…

Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies 2020

Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) subsidies reduce your out-of-pocket expenses on silver plans purchased through the health insurance marketplace for those with incomes between 100% – 250% of the poverty level. CSR subsidies lower your coinsurance, and lower copays, deductibles, and maximum out-of-pocket costs you will pay in a policy period. They are lowered by a…

ObamaCare 2020

Everything You Need to Know About ObamaCare for 2020: Information on Subsidies, Rates, Dates, Enrollment, and More We cover everything you need to know about ObamaCare in 2020 including information on enrollment, assistance, benefits, plan types, and more. Below we’ll cover what you need to know for 2020 and for 2021 coverage purchased in 2020. ObamaCare in 2020…

2020 Cost Assistance Obamacare

Everything You Need to Know about Obamacare Cost Assistance For 2020 We cover everything you need to know about cost assistance on 2020 health plans under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). In other words, here is everything you need to know about Premium Tax Credits, Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies, Medicaid and CHIP, HSAs, and Medical…

List of Federal Poverty Levels

A List of Federal Poverty Level Guidelines By Year For ObamaCare, Medicaid, and Other Assistance Programs Below is a list of Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guideline tables for each year since 2013. This can be helpful to see at a glance since you’ll need to use different tables for different programs. Where Can I find…

ObamaCare 2019

Everything You Need to Know About ObamaCare for 2019: Information on Subsidies, Rates, Dates, Enrollment, and More We cover everything you need to know about ObamaCare in 2019 including information on enrollment, assistance, benefits, plan types, and more. NOTE: This page covers everything you need to know for 2019 up until open enrollment 2020 (which happens at the…

The 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines

The 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines (for 2020 Cost assistance and 2019 Medicaid/CHIP) Below are the 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines that went into effect in early 2019 (the ones you use for Medicaid/CHIP in 2019 and for 2020 marketplace cost assistance). These guidelines are the key to all cost assistance under the Affordable Care Act, specifically these…

Federal Poverty Level Archives

A Quick Look at the Federal Poverty Level Guidelines Used for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and Beyond The tables below are simplified versions of the Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 (future guidelines will be printed in late January each year in the Federal Register by HHS; generally we’ll feature the newer guidelines above,…

A List of Archived Pages

Below is a list of archived pages that are important to the site: ObamaCare Basics   ObamaCare News: Daily ObamaCare Updates ObamaCare: Everything You Need to Know About the ACA ObamaCare What is ObamaCare? ObamaCare Facts ObamaCare Summary How Does ObamaCare Work? How Will ObamaCare Affect Me? Health Insurance Exchange ObamaCare Individual Mandate Minimum Essential…

2019 Cost Assistance Obamacare

Everything You Need to Know about Obamacare Cost Assistance 2019 Below is a break down of everything you need to know about cost assistance on 2019 health plans under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). In other words, here is everything you need to know about Premium Tax Credits, Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies, Medicaid and CHIP, HSAs, and…

Asistencia en Costos para los Planes ObamaCare 2018

Información Actualizada de Asistencia en Costos para el 2018 Para el 2018, los compradores pueden adquirir tres tipos de seguro médico bajo ACA: Créditos fiscales sobre primas, Subsidios de Reducción de Costos Compartidos, y Medicaid / CHIP. A continuación, se encuentra la información actualizada de asistencia en costos para los planes del 2018, incluyendo todos…

ObamaCare: Everything You Need to Know About the ACA

What is ObamaCare? Understanding The Affordable Care Act (ACA) “ObamaCare” is a nickname for the healthcare law known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA). The law is often called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for short. Many people are aware of the basics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They are aware…

How to Use HealthCare.Gov

How Do I Use Healthcare.gov to Sign Up, Shop For Plans, Get Assistance, and Enroll in Health Insurance? We explain how to use the official Health Insurance Marketplace HealthCare.Gov to sign up, shop for coverage, get assistance, and enroll in a health plan. First, to get started, you will need to go to HealthCare.Gov and select your state…

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