When people get sick they typically lose their income source. Unless they have savings, this results in a plan drop. Thus, private health insurance loses value in a catastrophic long-term event.
Opinions from the ObamaCareFacts.com staff. Read opinion editorials and other blog types articles about the Affordable Care Act.
House Republicans won the 2nd round of a Court case that makes it so Congress must approve funding for cost sharing reduction subsidies. 7 million could go without cost sharing assistance.
A few tips on how to unite the Democratic party, beat Donald Trump with a message of peace, love, and social justice, and create a new “New Deal” coalition.
We break down, in simple terms, what Bernie, Hillary, Trump, and Cruz mean for American healthcare. We present basic overviews of the candidate’s healthcare plans, and then provide detailed explainer videos (including some awesome vlogbrothers videos).
A recent effort by Politico highlights a movement to address the Opioid drug abuse crisis which claims tens of thousands of lives each year (outpacing deaths from car accidents in some regions).
Ever wonder what the difference between Medicare and Medicaid was? In overly-simple terms Medicare is for seniors and Medicaid is a free or low cost program for low-income children and adults.
Whether it is individual costs, insurers costs, or costs as a nation, drug price increases go hand-in-hand with rising costs under the ACA. This is a monetary and moral issue, but where is congress and where is the code of ethics?
When it comes to Advanced Premium Tax Credits, it is always tempting to take the maximum amount you qualify for. However, repayment limits can mean owing back credits.
When it comes to the ACA we hear a lot of talking points, that means a lot of lies, truths, and half-truths. We tell you how to spot the BS.
Explaining ObamaCare to the average person who is upset with costs is really hard, but an honest approach sends the right message.
We explain some ideas for how to fix ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act). The goal is to seek universal coverage and fix the ACA’s sticking points.
On this page we cover the 2016 tax credit repayment limits and explain 2016 refunds for premium tax credits.
There are a few taxes related to ObamaCare that require the attention of most tax paying Americans. Below we review the most important tax tips for 2016.
Setting up auto-pay on your health plan is a smart option, but there are a few things to know first.
If you haven’t yet enrolled in coverage for 2016, you are pushing it. Your last chance is January 31, 2016.
Bernie Sanders proposed a single payer Medicare for all solution for American health care (BernieCare). What does that mean?
Out-of-pocket costs, the GOP’s rejection of Medicaid, the family glitch, and premium increases. These are ObamaCare’s sticking points.
ObamaCare created “risk corridors” to spread the risk of taking on the uninsured between insurers and taxpayers. The profitable insurers pay in each year, the unprofitable one’s take money out, the government puts a little money in the pot, and everyone except the GOP is happy. Essentially risk corridors work like this: Risk corridors keep the price of…
Under ObamaCare the best plan is generally a Silver plan with an HSA, for low income it’s Medicaid / CHIP, and for Seniors at least Medicare A & B. There is a bit more to it, but if we only had one sentence to convey a blanket answer that would be it. If we get one…
People of all income levels, news sources, insurers, and providers have expressed frustration over rising health premiums and deductibles going into 2016.
Tea Party favorite Matt Bevin (R) is the new Governor of Kentucky and that is bad news for 400,000 Kentuckians who qualify for Medicaid under ObamaCare.
For 2016 Millions will get coverage, and cost assistance will help ease the impact of rate hikes, yet millions will be left uncovered due to the Medicaid gap.
The new ObamaCare lawsuit is based on the Constitution’s Origination Clause, which requires that the House be the first to pass a bill “for raising revenue.”
Profit creates competition on a good day, on a bad day a 32 year old ex hedge fund guy under investigation hikes an AIDS drug from $13.50 to $750 to profit off the sick and taxpayers. This event raises the question: How do we avoid price-gouging on taxpayer subsidized items and how much profit and regulation belongs in drugs and treatments that treat chronic illness?
The new 2016 house GOP budget includes a full repeal of ObamaCare, this mirrors the 2013 budget that shutdown the government cost tax payers billions.