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

How Do I Prove I Have Health Insurance For My Taxes?

Beginning in 2016, individuals who have health insurance should receive one of three new tax forms for 2015: the Form 1095-A, Form 1095-B... Read More Hasn't Updated SHOP Marketplace Rules for 2016

The federal heath insurance exchange website has not updated information about its Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) for 2016,... Read More

Why Most People with High-Deductible Health Plans Can’t Get a Health Savings Account (HSA)

HSAs offer excellent financial benefits, but not many people are eligible for them according to IRS rules. The vast majority of high... Read More

What is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a great way to pay health expenses with tax-deductible money, or pre-tax money, if you qualify. There are... Read More

Want Lasik or IVF? Get a Health Savings Account (HSA) First

A Health Savings Account can save you tons of money on health, dental, vision, hearing and disability expenses that aren't typically... Read More

COBRA Insurance

COBRA temporarily continues job-based health insurance offered by an employer. Large employers are generally required to offer coverage to... Read More

Closing of Kentucky’s Healthcare Exchange Appears Imminent

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... Read More

Copays vs Coinsurance for Health Insurance

Coinsurance and copays are both forms of cost sharing between health insurance companies and their members (the people they cover). In... Read More

ACA Special Enrollment Period: What Is It? How Does It Work?

Here we discuss what a special enrollment period is, what qualifies someone for a special enrollment period and how to appeal the denial of... Read More