Compare Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Plans

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

Average Cost of Lasik & Laser Eye Surgery

Find out what drives the cost of Lasik procedures in the United States. We break down what consumers can expect to pay for their laser eye... Read More

The Average Cost of Braces

The average cost of braces is $5,000 to $6,000 for both children and adults, but there are several important factors that can lower or... Read More

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

Proof of your health insurance coverage is provided for you through the IRS Form 1095. The form outlines the details of your policy from... 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