Insurance companies offering plans that don’t meet Affordable Care Act minimum standards will be allowed to continue insuring individual customers on their plans for an additional year. The announcement, made on Nov. 14 by President Obama, provides a grace period for insurance plans and their customers. Full story
On October 23, the Obama administration made an announcement that gives uninsured Americans who purchase health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace until March 31, 2014 to enroll in or sign up for a health insurance plan and clears up the timeline regarding when insurance coverage needs to kick in to avoid a tax penalty. Full story
A key component of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare goes into effect today with the opening of the online Health Insurance Marketplace.
Lately you may be hearing buzz about health care reform, Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare on the news. Not sure what this new health care law is or if it changes anything for you and your family? Don’t worry, TurboTax has you covered.
Here are the facts straight from our experts. Full story
Ana Rosales is a 38- year-old mother of three who is uninsured. To help Rosales and 50 million other uninsured Americans facing important health care decisions, TurboTax has created TurboTax AnswerXchange. Full story
You may already know that starting in 2014 most Americans are required to have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, but did you know that individuals who do not have health insurance could face a tax penalty in 2015? For those who do not plan on purchasing insurance before the March 31, 2014 deadline, TurboTax created a penalty calculator to help you estimate how much your penalty will be for 2014.
You might not know, but Obamacare, health care reform, and the Affordable Care Act all mean the same thing. They are the unofficial names for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a national health care plan signed into law by President Obama that aims to provide the majority of Americans with access to affordable health care. Full story
Whether you’re uninsured or searching for more affordable health insurance, you will be able to shop for health insurance in state and federally run marketplaces beginning October 1, 2013. As time draws near, you may be wondering what you can do to get ready to purchase health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Our checklist will help you get ready: Full story
Obamacare? Healthcare reform? The Affordable Care Act? Not sure what you need to do and when you need to do it? If you are uninsured or looking for more affordable health care, here are a few key dates to add to your calendar: Full story
With all the buzz about the Health Care Reform, you may be thinking about health… Full story