Update: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new short-term special enrollment period from March 15 to April 30, 2015, giving people in 37 states more time to sign up for 2015 health insurance coverage through Healthcare.gov....
TurboTax continues to help millions of Americans understand their taxes and now brings the same expertise to health care by launching TurboTax Health, designed to help uninsured Americans understand how the Affordable Care Act applies to their situation.
Under the new health care law, otherwise known as Obamacare, most Americans will be required to have health insurance starting in 2014. So what does that mean to you? If you already have health insurance through your employer, not much will change. But what if you don’t have insurance? To help pay for the cost of health insurance, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the government, called a subsidy.
The Health Care Reform of 2010 comprised two pieces, first the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. Today, I’d like to discuss the first statute, commonly referred to as the Affordable Care Act and how it might impact your wallet.