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…

HSA Limits for 2019

Health Saving Accounts and ObamaCare for 2019 We cover everything you need to know about Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for 2019, including how HSAs work with health plans under the Affordable Care Act. TIP: The Affordable Care Act is sometimes called “ObamaCare” or the “ACA” for short. Thus, this page is about HSAs and how…

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…

10 Tax Tips for the ACA or ObamaCare for the 2019 Tax Season

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 2019. In a nutshell, you’ll likely want to: Have your 1095 form filed on your behalf (by your insurer, employer, or the Marketplace) on hand. Get Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit (PTC) Get Form 8965,…

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…

10 Tax Tips for the ACA or ObamaCare for the 2018 Tax Season

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 2018. In a nutshell, you’ll likely want to: Have your 1095 form filed on your behalf (by your insurer, employer, or the Marketplace) on hand. Get Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit (PTC) Get Form 8965, Health…

HSA Limits for 2018

Health Saving Accounts and ObamaCare for 2018 We cover everything you need to know about Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for 2018, including how HSAs work with health plans under the Affordable Care Act. TIP: The Affordable Care Act is sometimes called “ObamaCare” or the “ACA” for short. Thus, this page is about HSAs and how…

The Difference Between ObamaCare and TrumpCare

TrumpCare vs. ObamaCare What is Different About the American Health Care Act / Better Care Reconciliation Act (TrumpCare) and the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare)? We explain the difference between ObamaCare and TrumpCare to show how TrumpCare (the American Health Care Act / Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017) and ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act) are different. The goal of this…

ObamaCare and HSAs for 2017

Health Saving Accounts and ObamaCare for 2017 We cover everything you need to know about Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for 2017, including how HSAs work with ObamaCare plans. What Are Health Savings Accounts? Health savings accounts are tax-advantaged medical savings accounts that you can draw money from for certain medical expenses. They work a bit…

TrumpCare Explained

What is TrumpCare? “TrumpCare” describes health care reform under Donald Trump. We explain TrumpCare and how it is different than ObamaCare. An Introduction to the Many HealthCare Bills, Regulations, and Ideas We Call “TrumpCare.” Below we explain different aspects of TrumpCare. When people say “TrumpCare” they are essentially referring to healthcare changes made, attempted to be…

Subsidios de ObamaCare

Subsidios de ObamaCare en el Mercado de Seguros Médicos de su Estado Los subsidios de ObamaCare pueden ahorrarle dinero en sus primas y pagos adicionales. Los subsidios de ObamaCare solo están disponibles a través del Mercado de seguros, veamos que son los subsidios, cómo funcionan y cómo los puede aplicar para lograr un seguro médico…

How Before-Tax and After-Tax Contributions Affect Subsides

How IRA’s and HSAs work with the ACA Before-tax and tax deductible contributions (like to a traditional IRA) lower MAGI and increase subsidies. After-tax contributions lower MAGI on withdrawal (like the Roth IRA). HSA’s are tax free in and tax free out, which make them especially cool. This is generally true for ObamaCare’s tax credits…

Tax Credits and Changes to Income

Tax credits are based on annual household income, not monthly income. If projected annual income changes you can adjust cost assistance to avoid repayment. Quick Facts on Cost Assistance and Changes to Income There are three important things to understand about cost assistance and changes to income: Marketplace cost assistance is based on projected annual household income,…

Silver Plan

ObamaCare’s Silver Plan is a type of Metal Plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Silver Plans qualify for both Tax Credits and Cost-Sharing subsidies. Other Metal Plans include Bronze, Gold, and Platinum. Also, a Catastrophic Plan is available to young adults and to some people with hardship exemptions. HealthCare.Gov, or your state’s Marketplace in states that don’t…

File Taxes For ObamaCare

There are several reasons you may have to file taxes under ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act). Learn how to file your ObamaCare taxes in 2019 and beyond. This section includes tips on: how to make a Shared Responsibility Payment for not having coverage, how to report health coverage known as Minimum Essential Coverage, how to…

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,…