ObamaCare Insurance Premiums

How ObamaCare Affects Health Insurance Premium Rates Insurance premiums are a sore subject with many readers. However, insurance premium increases related to Obamacare are largely a response to the protections contained within the law, such as the mandate for insurers to cover people with pre-existing conditions. Meanwhile, parts of the law like the rate review…

ObamaCare | Health Insurance Exchange

What is the ObamaCare Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace? The Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace is an online marketplace for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). The Federal marketplace is HealthCare.Gov. Some states operate their own exchanges (you can find out if your state uses its own marketplace or the federal marketplace by going to HealthCare.Gov).…

ObamaCare Facts: Facts on the Affordable Care Act

ObamaCare Facts 2021 – We Tell you the Facts, Not The Talking Points We provide up-to-date facts on ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act). Get the ObamaCare facts on enrollment, assistance, benefits, plan types, and more. What is ObamaCare? The official name for “ObamaCare” is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or Affordable Care Act (ACA) for short. The…

ObamaCare Employer Mandate

The Employer Mandate / Employer Penalty The ObamaCare Employer Mandate / Employer Penalty, originally set to begin in 2014, was delayed until 2015 / 2016. ObamaCare’s “employer mandate” is a requirement that all businesses with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTE) provide health insurance to at least 95% of their full-time employees and dependents up…

ObamaCare 2013

What 2013 Means for ObamaCare and Health Care Reform What’s new for ObamaCare in 2013? ObamaCare 2013 means many new provisions, changes to Medicaid and the opening of the ObamaCare insurance exchanges on Oct 1st 2013. As well as the new benefits there are also so some things to watch out for as ObamaCare continues…

ObamaCare Fact Check, Checking The ObamaCare Facts

It’s time for an ObamaCare Fact Check. A fact is a fact, and we’re checking the ObamaCare facts to separate the media myths from the truth on healthcare reform. The best way to get the Facts on ObamaCare and Obama’s health care reform is to use the law itself, CBO reports and other official .gov…

Missed Deadline for ObamaCare

What Happens if I Missed the Deadline for ObamaCare? If you miss the annual deadline for ObamaCare Open Enrollment, you might miss your opportunity for cost-assisted coverage. However, you may still have options for obtaining health insurance. In general open enrollment for private individual and family health plans is limited each year. For example, open…

Minimum Essential Coverage

What is Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC)? Minimum Essential Coverage is health insurance that meets the requirements of the ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act). This generally means coverage offers 10 essential benefits and meets actuarial value standards. Most coverage offered in the employer, private, and public markets are Minimum Essential Coverage. Meanwhile, short term and limited…

How Does ObamaCare Work?

How ObamaCare Works For You, Your Family, and Your Business We cover everything you need to know about how ObamaCare works for you, your family, and your business. Below you’ll find overviews of what ObamaCare does, how to use the Health Insurance Marketplace for low-cost coverage, deadlines for getting coverage, and a breakdown of some key…

How Will ObamaCare Affect Me?

What ObamaCare Means for You, Your Family, and Your Business When hearing about the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), the first question that comes to mind is, “how will ObamaCare affect me, my family, and my business?” The answer, of course, depends on a number of factors including income and whether or not you currently have…

Health Care Facts: Why We Need Health Care Reform

The Health Care System Cost Americans around 3 Trillion Dollars in 2014 and is Growing Every Year. Is ObamaCare Enough? Health Care Facts: health care reform is a good first step towards fixing our health care system. The health care facts show ObamaCare, while an effective program in many respects, isn’t enough to reform the 3 trillion…

Health Care Reform Timeline

A Timeline of Health Care Reforms 2010 – 2022 Here is an easy to understand Health Care Reform Timeline 2010 – 2022. The healthcare reform timeline lays out health insurance reforms and health care milestones contained within the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). Find out how the new health care law affects healthcare in the United…

Grandfathered Plans

Grandfathered Health Plans Don’t Have to Follow ObamaCare’s Rules and Regulations. Grandfathered plans are plans that were purchased before March 23, 2010. These plans have a grandfathered status and don’t have to follow ObamaCare’s rules and regulations or offer the same benefits, rights and protections as new plans. This means that on many old plans…

Federal Poverty Level Guidelines

What are Federal Poverty Levels Used for? Federal Poverty Levels (which are also called Federal Poverty Guidelines, Federal Poverty Line, or simply FPL) are used to see if you qualify for cost assistance when buying insurance through the State or Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Federal Poverty Levels are also used to help determine Medicaid and CHIP eligibility and to help…

ObamaCare Essential Health Benefits

What Are Essential Health Benefits? Ten Essential Health Benefits must be offered at no dollar limits on every health plan under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). Essential Health Benefits consist of ten categories of items and services required for all individual and small group plans after 2014. Essential Health Benefits are the types of care…

The Cost of ObamaCare For Individuals, Families, Taxpayers, and the Government

What Does ObamaCare Cost? Below we look at what ObamaCare costs individuals and families, what ObamaCare costs taxpayers, and what ObamaCare costs in terms of government spending. FACT: The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) lowers costs based on income. Plans costs less than $100 a month for the majority of Americans who qualify for assistance each…

Benefits Of ObamaCare: Advantage of ObamaCare

New Benefits, Rights, and Protections in the Affordable Care Act ObamaCare offers many new benefits, rights, and protections. Most of the benefits of ObamaCare are already here, more benefits are coming. A Summary of ObamaCare’s Benefits, Rights, and Protections Benefits, rights, and protections of the Affordable Care Act (also called the ACA or Obamacare), include:…

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