ObamaCare Deficit and Debt

ObamaCare decreases the deficit and debt with cost controlling provisions and taxes, but subsidies, protections, and healthcare spending may result in more debt over the long term if no further changes are made. UPDATE 2019: This page was created in 2015, numbers have been revised since this was written. So the logic remains the same, but the specific numbers need to… Read More

Form 8965, Health Coverage Exemptions and Instructions

Find out how to fill out Form 8965, Health Coverage Exemptions, the form for reporting ObamaCare Exemptions. We provide a simplified breakdown of form 8965. Due to changes in the tax structure under Trump there will be no federal fee for not having health coverage in most states for 2019 forward, thus exemptions won’t be… Read More

Catastrophic Health Plans

If you are under 30 or obtained a “hardship exemption” you qualify for a high deductible, low premium, catastrophic plan. Catastrophic health plans are the cheapest plan you can get that counts as minimum essential coverage. Catastrophic plans can be good for those who want cheap, barebones care. Catastrophic plans tend to trade a low… Read More

ObamaCare Propaganda Video – Culling the Heard

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We Dispel This Propaganda Video With the Facts Just had this silly(?) ObamaCare propaganda video posted in the comments section. Let’s set the facts straight on the tastefully named “Obamacare culling the heard video”… not because it is super popular, but because it encapsulates the what-if negative conspiracy theory view on the law that continues… Read More

Enrollment Numbers Outside Marketplace

Get the Facts on Who Signed Up For Health Insurance Outside of the Health Insurance Marketplace Between 15-25 million enrolled outside of the marketplace in 2014. Let’s take a look at enrollment numbers outside of ObamaCare’s marketplace. In 2013 over 15 million people enrolled in private health plans. In 2014 about 4.7 million were estimated… Read More

What is Medicare?

How Medicare Works Medicare, or Original Medicare, is a federal program offered to seniors when they reach 65, people with certain disabilities, and those with ESRD. Original Medicare includes Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance). Supplemental Medicare options are also offered to “fill the gaps” in Medicare coverage. Supplemental Medicare… Read More

Medicare Enrollment Dates

Medicare Open Enrollment Medicare open enrollment is the time when you can enroll in Medicare.  Medicare Part A, B, C, D, and Medigap have different enrollment period dates. Below we will review all the Medicare open enrollment dates and attempt to provide every detail and answer in the simplest way possible. When in doubt go to Medicare.gov or… Read More

Short Term Health Insurance

Everything You Need To Know About Short Term Health Insurance Under the Affordable Care Act Short term health insurance is meant to provide temporary health coverage. Short term plans don’t have to offer all of ObamaCare’s benefits and protections. Pros and Cons of Short Term Health Insurance The pros and cons of short term health… Read More

SHOP Exchange: Small Business Health Options Program

The Small Business Health Insurance Marketplace Employers can use the SHOP Marketplace (Small Business Health Options Program) to get lower costs on group plans and claim tax credits. In 2015, employers with less than 50 full-time equivalent workers (FTE) can use the SHOP. In 2016, the SHOP opens for businesses with 100 or less FTE. FACT:… Read More

Qualified Health Plan

What is a Qualified Health Plan? Under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) is a health plan certified by the marketplace to meet new benefit and cost sharing standards. Qualified Health Plans include all the metal plans sold on the marketplace and count as minimum essential coverage. Let’s take a look… Read More

Types of Health Insurance Plans

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The Types of Health Insurance Plans Sold On and Off of ObamaCare’s Marketplace There are four types of health insurance plans available through ObamaCare’s Marketplace. They are Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum health insurance plans. These Qualified Health Plans represent four tiers of coverage and are sometimes referred to as “metal plans” due to their… Read More

Health Insurance Exchange Guide

The Health Insurance Exchanges Explained: A Complete Unbiased Guide to the ObamaCare Health Insurance Marketplace. Our Health Insurance Exchange Guide makes using ObamaCare’s Health Insurance Marketplace easy. Get how-to’s, tips and tricks on using the marketplace. Our guide covers everything from applying for premium tax credits and out-of-pocket cost assistance, to comparing qualifying health plans,… Read More

ObamaCare Calculator: Subsidies, Tax Credits, Cost Assistance

How to Calculate Tax Credits and Subsidies for Health Insurance Sold on the Health Insurance Marketplace Our ObamaCare calculator will help you calculate tax credits and subsidies for health insurance sold on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Use this quick health insurance tax credit guide to help you understand the process. Or, just use one of the… Read More

¿Qué es ObamaCare?

Qué es ObamaCare?

¿Qué es ObamaCare | Qué es la Ley de Cuidados de la Salud Asequibles (Affordable Care Act)? ObamaCare (Ley de Cuidados de la Salud Asequibles o Affordable Care Act) es una reforma de salud en E.E.U.U. que extiende y mejora el acceso a los cuidados de salud y disminuye el gasto mediante regulaciones e impuestos…. Read More

Datos Sobre Obamacare: Plan de Salud ObamaCare Español

ObamaCare Facts 2020: Nosotros te decimos los hechos, no los puntos de discusión Plan Salud ObamaCare en Español; Les presentamos los Datos Sobre el Plan de Salud de ObamaCare en español. Nosotros te decimos los hechos, no los puntos de discusión. Conozca los hechos de ObamaCare (la Ley de Protección a Pacientes y Cuidados de… Read More

Supreme Court ObamaCare | Ruling on ObamaCare

A Summary of Supreme Court Cases Pertaining to the Affordable Care Act Supreme Court ObamaCare; ObamaCare has been taken to the Supreme Court once already for repeal. Aside from ObamaCare’s Supreme Court rulings, the Affordable Care Act has seen over 50 repeal attempts by the house and senate. IMPORTANT UPDATE: A Texas federal judge ruled the Affordable Care… Read More

Summary of Provisions in The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The following is a summary of every provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act HR3590. Most of what you need to know about the PPACA is contained in title I – Quality, Affordable Health Care For All Americans. Title I contains almost all of the new benefits, rights, and protections, rules for employers,… Read More

State Health Insurance Exchange: State Run Exchanges

Learn About Your State’s Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace ObamaCare’s state Health Insurance Exchanges are open for business. Find your state’s Health Insurance Marketplace and apply for health coverage now. Use the comprehensive list of state-based marketplaces (also called exchanges) found below to find your state’s exchange or to find out if your state uses the… Read More

ObamaCare Special Enrollment Period

Qualifying for Coverage Outside of Open Enrollment A special enrollment period is a period outside of open enrollment in which you can get coverage due to qualifying life events. You may qualify for special enrollment if you have certain “qualifying life events” like a change in family status (having a baby, getting married, adoption, etc), losing… Read More

Save ObamaCare | Protect ObamaCare in 2018

What you Can do to Save ObamaCare in 2018 It’s up to you to help save ObamaCare from losing its ability to insure over 44 million uninsured Americans. Find out how to protect ObamaCare in 2018. Join Democrats, Republicans, and the tens of millions of Americans who support health care reform in a bipartisan effort to stand… Read More

ObamaCare Repeal Attempts

ObamaCare Repeal Attempts and the Potential Impact of Repeal There have been a number of attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). There have also been some notable changes to the law. you can see a full list of repeal attempts here and a list of constitutional challenges here. In short though major repeal… Read More

ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion

An Overview of Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act (“ObamaCare”) ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion is one of the biggest milestones in health care reform. ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion expands Medicaid to our nation’s poorest in order to cover nearly half of uninsured Americans. However, a change to the law has left millions of working families without… Read More

ObamaCare and Women: ObamaCare Women’s Health Services

ObamaCare and Women

ObamaCare Ensures Women Get Equal Health Care Rights and Improved Women’s Health Services How Does ObamaCare Benefit Women? ObamaCare gives women access to guaranteed preventive women’s health services with no copayment or coinsurance even if they haven’t met their deductible. See: Preventive care benefits for women at HealthCare.gov for a list of services covered. Before the Affordable… Read More

ObamaCare Stories: Real Life Stories on ObamaCare

We Asked You How You’ve Been Affected By ObamaCare, Here is What You Said Below are Real ObamaCare Stories from our readers. We asked you to share your ObamaCare stories on how health care reform has affected you. Thank you for the overwhelming amount of responses. We have done our best to answer your questions… Read More

ObamaCare PDFs, Documents and Other Resources

We Help You Understand the Affordable Care Act Looking for ObamaCare PDFs and resources to help you further understand the Affordable Care Act? If you read through our site you’ll have a solid grasp on how ObamaCare will affect you, your family, your business and your fellow Americans. Of course we can’t cover everything, so… Read More

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