Compare Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Plan

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.


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.

Understanding Health Insurance

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.

Health Insurance Research & Advice

Health Insurance Exchanges

Currently 16 States and the District of Columbia are pursuing the development of state exchanges, 7 intend to implement a partnership... Read More

What Is An Insurance Ratings Area?

Traditionally insurers make adjustments to the premiums they charge consumers based upon a number of variables. In the past, these... Read More

The Small Business Healthcare Tax Credit

The Small Business Healthcare Tax Credit was created by the Affordable Care Act to encourage small businesses to offer health insurance to... Read More

The Obamacare / ACA Individual Mandate and Penalties

The most controversial provision of the Affordable Care Act is the adoption of the individual mandate, requiring all Americans to maintain... Read More

A look at the impact of ACA subsidies for individuals

In 2014 residents across the United States will be required to purchase health insurance in one form or another or face tax penalties for... Read More

Understanding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Subsidies

Everything you need to know about how the ACA subsidies work. Including eligibility, how they're calculated and any things you should be... Read More

Oregon Health Care Cost Increases under the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, will usher in multiple changes for Oregon residents. ValuePenguin compared costs of current health care insurance... Read More

ACA premiums soar for some similar plans

In these case studies, ValuePenguin compares health insurance premiums under current plans and proposed for PPACA health exchanges by... Read More

Ohio Health Care Cost Increases under Affordable Care Act

The PPACA, commonly known as ObamaCare, will usher in multiple changes for Ohio residents. ValuePenguin compared costs of current health... Read More