Historic HSA Levels

Below are historic HSA levels that may be needed for back filing. Annual Contribution Limits 2016 and 2017 Compared The following chart from shrm.org shows the comparison of the 2016 and 2017 HSA limits as defined by the IRS’s Revenue Procedure 2015-30, issued May 5, 2015. Please note: The printed maximum below is the out-of-pocket maximum…

Coronavirus Special Enrollment Dates and Deadlines

Some states have extended special enrollment due to coronavirus under ObamaCare. Here is a list of states with extended enrollment and coronavirus special enrollment dates and deadlines. As of March 22, 2020 the following 12 states have extended ObamaCare enrollment due to Coronavirus: California: June 30, 2020. Colorado: April 3, 2020. Connecticut: April 2, 2020. DC*  Deadline not…

Out-of-Pocket Maximums and Deductible Limits For 2020

Each year the ACA sets new limits for out-of-pocket maximums and deductibles. Here are the limits for 2020 plans for individuals and families. For 2020, your out-of-pocket maximum can be no more than $8,150 for an individual plan and $16,300 for a family plan before marketplace subsidies. For 2020, your maximum deductible is the same…

2014-2016 Special Instructions: Form 1095-A, 1095-B, 1095-C

TIP: In 2015 your 1095-A was due in the mail or online by February 2nd, 2015 (delayed in some cases until February – April or beyond). This was consistent in 2016 and also should be expected for forms sent in 2017 (likely with less delays). Non-marketplace 1095-B and 1095-C forms were sent for the first time in 2016 (these are…

ObamaCare Facts Archive

The facts below are our original “ObamaCare facts” page. These ObamaCare facts will give you a sense of how things used to be and what has changed. See our up-to-date “ObamaCare” facts page here. It is easy to forget that time when women paid more than men for health insurance, or when you could be denied…

Ideologies and Tactics Related to Defunding ObamaCare

Defund ObamaCare: Why Take Power Away From Government? Why would so many people push to defund ObamaCare when Government programs like the ACA are created the average citizen? Programs and services like Medicaid, Social Security, ObamaCare, Unions, NPR, PBS, Education, etc. cost Big Business billions in taxes every year (taxes must be collected to pay for…

2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines

The 2016 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines (Used in 2016 and 2017) Understanding the Federal Poverty Guidelines for Determining Cost Assistance For 2016 Medicaid and CHIP and Assistance on Plans Active in 2017 Below are the 2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines used for cost assistance on 2017 health plans, 2016 Medicaid / CHIP, and taxes filed April 15, 2018.…

Zika Virus Facts

The Zika Basics – Everything You Need to Know About Zika, Plus Links Below are some quick facts on Zika virus, including resources explaining what we know about the Zika, Zika symptoms, and how to get tested for Zika. What is Zika and Why Does it Matter? Zika is a virus transferred by misquotes (primarily by…

ObamaCare Open Enrollment 2017

Understanding ObamaCare’s 2017 Open Enrollment Period Open Enrollment 2017 started November 1, 2016 and ended January 31, 2017. Open enrollment is the only time you can enroll in a health plan on the individual market without qualifying for special enrollment. That means if you wanted to get cost assistance and avoid the monthly fee for 2017,…

What is HillaryCare?

HillaryCare Explained – The History of Hillary Clinton’s Healthcare Reform Efforts HillaryCare describes healthcare reform efforts by Hillary Clinton. This includes her healthcare reform efforts in 1993 that paved the way for CHIP and the ACA, and all efforts since. If Hillary gets elected HillaryCare will describe healthcare reform under her Presidency. Below we discus: Hillary’s…

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