Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) everyone is now required to have some form of healthcare coverage. Here you can shop for insurance plans or find interactive tools, analysis and research about insurance and the regulations that govern it.
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Browse, Research and Compare the Obamacare Health Insurance plans available in your state. Our calculators help you estimate the total costs you would pay for a new health insurance plan.
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Understanding Health Insurance Plans
Our guides on how different parts of health insurance plans work and what you need to know before choosing a health insurance provider. These articles will walk you through the various benefits and terms you will need to understand when evaluating an insurance plan.
- Average Cost of Health Insurance
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- Understanding Health Insurance Terms
- Types of Health Plans
In-Depth Obamacare / Affordable Care Act Guides
The Affordable Care Act introduced a number of regulations towards health insurance coverage in the United States. These guides discuss the many changes to the marketplace enacted by the legislation.
HSAs offer excellent financial benefits, but not many people are eligible for them according to IRS rules. The vast majority of high deductible health plans don't apply, based on 2016 exchange plans. Here we'll discuss why most HDHP aren't eligible, and why it matters if you can't have an HSA.
A Health Savings Account can save you tons of money on health, dental, vision, hearing and disability expenses that aren't typically covered by insurance.
A state healthcare exchange with more than 80,000 participants will likely close as soon as the end of this year. In a Dec. 30 letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced the intention of the state to shut down its healthcare exchange. The letter was not a surprise. Bevin was sworn in as governor on Dec. 8,...
Some 166,000 people who get their health insurance through the New York State Exchange are receiving surprise letters informing them that their coverage through the state’s coop Health Republic will end on November 30th, not December 31st as was previously announced. To stay covered, they need to choose a new plan by November 15th. It will start December 1st. But plan deductibles and other costs...
Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (or co-ops) continue to falter and fold with the open enrollment period just around the corner. Out of 23 co-ops created by the Affordable Care Act to offer competitive health insurance plans, nine have failed or announced they will not offer policies in 2016.