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…

Who Uses ObamaCare?

Everyone who has health coverage uses ObamaCare in one way or another. It is a misconception that only one demographic is impacted by the Affordable Care Act. Those who are impacted the most by ObamaCare’s provisions are those covered under the expansion of Medicaid, those who qualify for cost assistance, those who got covered by…

Sign Up for ObamaCare 2019

How to Sign Up For Health Insurance Under the Affordable Care Act During the 2018 – 2019 Open Enrollment Season Sign up for ObamaCare between November 1 and December 15, 2018 to get health coverage and cost assistance for 2019. Get covered at Healthcare.Gov. Key Dates For Open Enrollment 2019 To sign up for ObamaCare you must…

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…

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…

Washington I-1600 Summary of Sections

A universal healthcare initiative to the people was filed in Washington State on January 23, 2018. If supporters are able to gather valid voter signatures by July 6th, 2018 (about 260,000) I-1600 will appear on the 2018 general election ballot in November. I-1600 Brief Summary of Parts I, II, III Part I creates a new…

Provider Networks and Drug Formularies

Why do I Need to Know about Provider Networks and Drugs Formularies? We explore drug formularies and preferred providers. What are they and why do you need to know about them when choosing a  health insurance plan. Every insurance plan has a formulary or list of which drugs it will pay for and what it will…

Affordability Exemptions and the Cost of Healthcare

Can I get an Affordability Exemption on 2018 Medical Plans? The Affordability Exemption uses the cost of insurance rather than the cost of healthcare. Companies profit hugely from our healthcare system. People don’t.  Healthcare itself is becoming increasingly unaffordable. Affordability is based on a percentage of household income, either 8.05% 0r 9.56%, and affects both employer…

Should I Get an HMO, PPO, EPO, or POS?

What is the Difference Between a HMO, PPO, EPO, and POS? Which One Should I get HMO, PPO, EPO, and POS are all different types of health insurance provider networks offered by health plans. Of those HMO and PPO are the two most common. Below we help you understand HMOs, PPOs, EPOs, and POSs, each of…

What To Do If You Can’t Afford Health Insurance

The Issue We all need healthcare and health insurance, and the cost of medical care has exploded. We need to find a good way to manage the cost of insurance and care. The difficulty is compounded because wages and income have been stagnant for most of us. Even if you have a full-time job, you…

ObamaCare y las HSAs para el 2018

Cuentas de Ahorro para la Salud y ObamaCare en el 2018 Cubrimos todo lo que necesite saber acerca de las Cuentas de Ahorro para la Salud (HSAs por sus siglas en inglés) para el 2018, incluyendo cómo funcionan con los planes ObamaCare. TIP: La Ley de Cuidados de la Salud Asequibles también es llamada ObamaCare,…

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…

Medicare Part F (Medigap) vs. Medicare Advantage.

What is Plan F, Plan G, and Medigap? Once you have Medicare Part A and B, you can buy either Part D along with a Medigap Plan F or Plan G or a Medicare Advantage Plan. We discuss your options. A Medigap Plan F Covers the Part A hospital and Part B outpatient deductibles Covers…

Supplemental Medicare Helps With Costs and Coverage Gaps

Medicare Doesn’t Cover Everything; Supplemental Medicare Can Help Original Medicare doesn’t cover everything, and this can result in high costs and coverage gaps. Supplemental Medicare coverage like Part D, Medigap, or Medicare Advantage (Part C) can help. Understanding What Medicare Does and Doesn’t Cover and What You Can Do About It Medicare enrollees lack crucial…

Understanding Medicare Cost-Sharing

What is Medicare Cost-Sharing? When you use Medicare, you share the cost of your care by paying premiums, deductibles, copayments, co-insurance, and out-of-pocket maximums. If you receive a paycheck, part of your check will be set aside for Medicare. You pay for the program when you work and pay again when you use it. When you…

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…