ObamaCare Replacement Plan: “CARE” Act Facts

Get the facts on the ObamaCare replacement plan by Burr, Hatch, and Upton: the Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility, and Empowerment (CARE) Act. Below we present a summary, some quick facts, a pros and cons chart, a complete section-by-section breakdown, and finally we compare the CARE Act proposal to ObamaCare. Keep in mind this is an older replacement…

Health Insurance Quotes

Get health insurance quotes and find out if you qualify for cost assistance from CMS approved brokers and on HealthCare.Gov. Below we will discuss the best ways to get health insurance quotes (HINT: Start at ObamaCare’s Health Insurance Marketplace sometimes called “the Marketplace” AKA HealthCare.Gov). We’ll also give you lots of helpful advice to help ensure you get…

Tips for Getting the Best Health Plan

Here is a quick list of tips for getting the best health plan. No matter how you shop, this list will ensure you don’t over or under-buy health insurance. NOTE: Finding the best health plan for you and your family depends on your family size, income, needs, region, and more. The best plan for one…

Should I Get Health Insurance?

Having Health Insurance means you are covered in an emergency. Not getting coverage could result in big fees for those who wait until taxes are due. Obtaining and maintaining health insurance isn’t just about avoiding a fee, it’s about taking responsibility for your health, knowing you have coverage when you need it, and avoiding the devastating…

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…

What is Affordable Employer Coverage Under ObamaCare?

Understanding Affordability Exemptions for Individual and Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage Under ObamaCare employer-sponsored coverage must cost no more than 8% (adjusted each year), after the employer’s contribution, to be considered affordable. If the amount exceeds 9.5% (adjusted each year), then the person can get an exemption to use the marketplace. This applies to employee-only coverage, family-member-only coverage, and…

House Committee on Oversight to call Gruber and Tavenner to Testify on Perceived ACA Deception

According to a document posted on November 21st, 2014, the United States House of Representatives Committee on Oversite and Government Reform will be calling on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and ACA architect Jonathan Gruber to testify on Tuesday, December 9th before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on what they feel…

ObamaCare 2015

What You Need to Know About ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act) in 2015 There aren’t a lot of changes for ObamaCare in 2015.  Let’s review ObamaCare’s 2015 changes and what you need to know to stay covered and save money.  We will review the enrollment process for 2015, what steps you should take to ensure…

ObamaCare 2014 Midterms

How is ObamaCare Affected by the 2014 Midterms? How do the 2014 midterm elections affect ObamaCare? Victories for Republicans in the House and Senate could mean trouble for ObamaCare’s key provisions.  Republicans are pretty out-spoken about their dislike of some of ObamaCare’s major provisions like the medical device tax, medicaid expansion, the individual mandate, and…

ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers

Get the Facts on ACA Sign-Ups The information on ObamaCare sign-ups and enrollments is here. Let’s look at the ObamaCare enrollment numbers and figure out who signed up, who enrolled, who paid, who lost coverage, who got subsidies, what type of coverage people got, and where they got it. A Summary of the Current ObamaCare…

How to Buy Health Insurance

Guide to Buying Health Insurance: How Health Insurance Works Our guide to buying health insurance walks you through how health insurance works and how to buy health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare). Below we take a look at how ObamaCare affects buying health care plans, different ways to buy health insurance under…

What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?

How to Use Your State’s Health Insurance Marketplace to Buy “Affordable” Health Insurance ObamaCare’s Health Insurance Marketplace, or ObamaCare Marketplace, is your State’s price comparison website for subsidized health insurance under the ACA. The following guide will explain the marketplace and how you, your family, and your business can compare health plans and qualify for…

About Health Insurance

Everything You Need to Know About Health Insurance for 2015 and Beyond We take an in-depth look at health insurance in the US, including how it works, what key health insurance terms mean, and how ObamaCare changes things. We touch on every detail you need to know to understand the complex gateway to health care in…

ObamaCare: Uninsured Rates

Let’s Take a Look at the Uninsured and How the Affordable Care Act has Changed Things The uninsured rates dropped to all times lows under the Affordable Care Act, the rate has however risen in recent years (in part due to the fee for not having coverage being reduced to $0 under Trump). Specifically, according…

What is ObamaCare?

Understanding ObamaCare (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) ObamaCare is a nickname for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (sometimes called the Affordable Care Act, ACA, or PPACA for short), a health reform law signed on March 23, 2010, by President Barack Obama. ObamaCare seeks to reform health insurance and healthcare in the United…

ObamaCare Pre-existing Conditions

No More Pre-existing Conditions Since 2014 ObamaCare eliminated pre-existing conditions starting in 2014. No more pre-existing conditions means you can’t be denied coverage, charged more, or denied treatment based on health status. Considering 1 in 2 Americans has a health condition that qualifies as a pre-existing condition, the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) doing away with pre-existing…

Obama Health Care: The Obama Health Care Plan

The Obama Health Care Plan The Obama Health Care Plan or Obama Care Plan is a plan for health care reform in the US. This plan was presented as a new health care bill which was signed the law by President Obama in 2010. The law is officially titled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2010…

ObamaCare Summary: An Overview of the Affordable Care Act

A Quick Summary of ObamaCare and How it Works The following ObamaCare Summary offers a quick overview of what you need to know about health care reform under the Affordable Care Act. The summary includes a breakdown of how ObamaCare works, how to get covered under the new system, how to get cost assistance, the…

ObamaCare Young Adults

How the Affordable Care Act Affects Young Adults ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act) allows young adults to stay on their parents plan until 26 and offers young people cheaper health insurance due to cost-assistance through their State’s health insurance marketplace. Young people can stay on their parents plans until 26. In many cases young people with limited…

ObamaCare Website

Updates on the ObamaCare Website (HealthCare.Gov) The official ObamaCare website, that is the official health insurance marketplace website under the Affordable Care Act, is HealthCare.gov. We explain the history of HealthCare.Gov and how it works. The History of the Health Insurance Marketplace The health insurance marketplace was created by the Affordable Care Act as a…

Top 10 Things to Know About ObamaCare

Making the Complex Simple in 10 Easy Pieces This is our ObamaCare top 10 list of the most important things to know about ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act). The law can be overwhelming, but understanding these ten “ObamaCare Facts” will be enough to help you get covered, find out if you qualify for cost assistance,…

ObamaCare Tax: Full List of ObamaCare Taxes

How ObamaCare Taxes Affect You: New Taxes, Hikes, Breaks, Credits, and Other Changes Here’s a full list of ObamaCare Taxes. The 21 new ObamaCare tax hikes and breaks impact us all, but which ObamaCare taxes will you actually pay? Find out how the tax-related provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) will affect you, your…