Can I Retroactively Get HealthCare Subsidies?

If you have a Marketplace health plan you can retroactively get subsidies, if your income fluctuates consider taking only partial credits upfront or none at all, also if you get a Silver plan you can adjust cost sharing amounts throughout the year at no extra cost.

Am I Covered For Preexisting Conditions on BCBS Idaho?

No insurer can deny you for preexisting conditions, once you start the plan all treatment is covered. Treatment sought before your plan started isn’t covered, but ALL treatment that counts as a covered benefit is covered at the plans cost sharing amount.

How Do Deductibles Work With ObamaCare?

Deductibles are lowered by Cost Sharing Reduction subsidies, on Silver plans only. You’ll pay out of pocket for all care not subject to a copay before you meet your deductible.

Living in Two States, What do I Do about Switching Plans After Accident?

If you are on a plan, and getting medical attention for an injury, do not switch plans mid-year without consulting your insurer. Cost sharing is based on policy periods. If you switch to a different provider and a different state mid-treatment your insurer could start pulling out loopholes to avoid payment.

Is My Income too Low For Health Coverage?

You are right on the cusp of your income being too low for subsidies in Idaho. This is because Idaho did not expand Medicaid. However, everyone is wrong. You qualify for the maximum Tax credit and cost sharing reduction subsidy at that income.

ObamaCare 2022

Our ObamaCare 2022 Guide: Everything You Need to Know About ObamaCare Subsidies, Rates, Dates, Enrollment, and More We cover everything you need to know about ObamaCare in 2022 including information on enrollment, assistance, benefits, plan types, and more. In this article, we’ll cover what you need to know for 2022 coverage purchased during open enrollment 2022 (Nov 1,…

2022 ObamaCare Eligibility Chart and Subsidy Calculator

This page features a 2022 ObamaCare eligibility chart, the 2021 federal poverty level used for 2021 subsidies, and a subsidy calculator. ObamaCare Cost Assistance To get assistance under the Affordable Care Act you must earn between 100% – 400% of the poverty level. For 2021, that is $12,760-$51,040 for an individual and $26,200- $104,800 for…

2021 ObamaCare Eligibility Chart and Subsidy Calculator

This page features a 2021 ObamaCare eligibility chart, the 2020 federal poverty level used for 2021 subsidies, and a subsidy calculator. TIP: The information on this page is for plans held in 2021. If you are shopping for 2022 plans, see our 2022 ObamaCare Eligibility Chart and Subsidy Calculator. ObamaCare Cost Assistance To get assistance…

COVID-19 ObamaCare Facts

Facts on ObamaCare and Coronavirus We cover facts related to COVID-19 and healthcare under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). This includes facts on free tests, coverage for coronavirus, extended enrollment dates, and more. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that may cause illness in animals or humans. The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus…

List of Preventive Care Services ObamaCare

What Types of Preventive Care Does ObamaCare Cover? Under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) all adults get 15 services covered for preventive care, women specifically get 22, and kids get 26. Below is a list of covered services. FACT: ObamaCare includes preventive care at no out-of-pocket cost on most health plans. ObamaCare’s free preventive services…

ObamaCare 2020 – 2021

Our ObamaCare 2020 – 2021 Guide: Everything You Need to Know About ObamaCare 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. TIP:…

HSA Limits for 2020

Health Saving Accounts and ObamaCare for 2020 We cover everything you need to know about Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for 2020, 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…

Short Term Health Insurance As Primary Coverage

Getting Short Term Health Insurance Instead of ObamaCare Short term health insurance can be used as primary health coverage in some cases. This is especially true for those who are healthy and want to keep costs low. Using Short Term Coverage As a Primary Health Insurance Using short term as your primary health insurance is…

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…

Open Enrollment 2020 Dates and Deadline

Dates and Deadlines For the 2020 Open Enrollment Season Under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) ObamaCare’s Open Enrollment period for 2020 health plans started November 1, 2019 and ended December 15, 2019 in most states. Plans sold during Open Enrollment start as early as January 1, 2020. Open enrollment is the only time of year…

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…

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…

Open Enrollment 2019 Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines For the 2018 – 2019 Open Enrollment Season Under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Open Enrollment in health plans for 2019 starts November 1, 2018 and ends December 15, 2018. Plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2019. Get covered at Healthcare.Gov. Open enrollment is the only time of year you can enroll in…