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How Does the Affordable Care Act Affect Me?

Open enrollment in the new Health Care Marketplaces is beginning. To determine how the new law and plans could affect your and your family choose the option below that best describes your situation. More>>

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  • I have insurance through my employer.

    I have insurance through my employer.

    If you have health insurance through your work you can keep your coverage. You do not need to worry about enrolling in one of the plans offered through the Health Care Marketplace.Will the Marketplace plans be cheaper than my current insurance?In most cases, your employer pays part of your premium for job-based plans. Your employer would not be covering part of your premiums under a Marketplace plan. If your employer offers insurance that meets minimum standards for affordability and coverage...More >>
    If you have health insurance through your work you can keep your coverage. You do not need to worry about enrolling in one of the plans offered through the Health Care Marketplace.Will the Marketplace plans be cheaper than my current insurance?In most cases, your employer pays part of your premium for job-based plans. Your employer would not be covering part of your premiums under a Marketplace plan. If your employer offers insurance that meets minimum standards for affordability and coverage...More >>
  • I have purchased my own individual plan.

    I have purchased my own individual plan.

    You can either keep your current plan or use the Health Care Marketplace to see if you can find a cheaper policy through the exchange.Learn more at HealthCare.govMore >>
    You can either keep your current plan or use the Health Care Marketplace to see if you can find a cheaper policy through the exchange.Learn more at HealthCare.govMore >>
  • I'm self-employed.

    I'm self-employed.

    You're eligible to purchase plans through the Healthcare Marketplace if you're self-employed and don't have any other employees. If you have employees, then you can purchase coverage for you and your employees through Small Business Health Options Program.Learn more at HealthCare.gov.RELATED: I have purchased my own individual plan.Source: HealthCare.govMore >>
    You're eligible to purchase plans through the Healthcare Marketplace if you're self-employed and don't have any other employees. If you have employees, then you can purchase coverage for you and your employees through Small Business Health Options Program.Learn more at HealthCare.gov.RELATED: I have purchased my own individual plan.Source: HealthCare.govMore >>
  • I'm unemployed.

    I'm unemployed.

    Your employment status does not affect your ability to enroll in a Marketplace plan. Your household size and income will be used to determine what options you have. You could qualify for Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program or low-cost plans on the Marketplace.Learn more at HelathCare.govSource: HealthCare.govMore >>
    Your employment status does not affect your ability to enroll in a Marketplace plan. Your household size and income will be used to determine what options you have. You could qualify for Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program or low-cost plans on the Marketplace.Learn more at HelathCare.govSource: HealthCare.govMore >>
  • I’ve lost my insurance that used to be through my employer.

    I’ve lost my insurance that used to be through my employer.

    You’ll have two options. You can either purchase a plan through the Healthcare Marketplace or you can purchase COBRA coverage.If you leave or lose a job at any time even if it is not within the enrollment period for Marketplace plans, you can still purchase a plan through the exchange.You also can purchase COBRA coverage. COBRA is a federal law that lets you keep the insurance you had through your employer for a limited period (typically 18 months). You’ll have to pay the full premium however...More >>
    You’ll have two options. You can either purchase a plan through the Healthcare Marketplace or you can purchase COBRA coverage.If you leave or lose a job at any time even if it is not within the enrollment period for Marketplace plans, you can still purchase a plan through the exchange.You also can purchase COBRA coverage. COBRA is a federal law that lets you keep the insurance you had through your employer for a limited period (typically 18 months). You’ll have to pay the full premium however...More >>
  • I'm on COBRA.

    I'm on COBRA.

    You can either keep your COBRA coverage or opt to purchase a plan from the Healthcare Marketplace.Learn more at HealthCare.govSource: HealthCare.govMore >>
    You can either keep your COBRA coverage or opt to purchase a plan from the Healthcare Marketplace.Learn more at HealthCare.govSource: HealthCare.govMore >>
  • I don't want to participate in a health insurance plan.

    I don't want to participate in a health insurance plan.

    In 2014, anyone who can afford health insurance and chooses not to purchase a plan will be subject to a fee of 1 percent of your yearly income or $95 per person – whichever is higher. You’ll also have to pay for 100 percent of your healthcare costs.The fees will increase each year.Learn more at HealthCare.gov.Source: HealthCare.govMore >>
    In 2014, anyone who can afford health insurance and chooses not to purchase a plan will be subject to a fee of 1 percent of your yearly income or $95 per person – whichever is higher. You’ll also have to pay for 100 percent of your healthcare costs.The fees will increase each year.Learn more at HealthCare.gov.Source: HealthCare.govMore >>
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