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Affordable Care Act Part 3: Important dates

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Starting January 1, 2014, if someone doesn't have a health plan that qualifies as minimum essential coverage, a penalty will apply. The penalty fee is equal to one percent of a person’s income or $95 per adult (whichever amount is higher) in 2014 to 2.5 percent of income or $695 per adult in 2016. The fee for children is half the adult amount. It's important . . . more »

Affordable Care Act Part 3: Important dates

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Starting January 1, 2014, if someone doesn't have a health plan that qualifies as minimum essential coverage, a penalty will apply. The penalty fee is equal to one percent of a person’s income or $95 per adult (whichever amount is higher) in 2014 to 2.5 percent of income or $695 per adult in 2016. The fee for children is half the adult amount. It's important . . . more »

Affordable Care Act Part 2: Covered California

Posted on Monday, September 2, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Californians can shop the insurance plan at Covered California, which is California’s official marketplace for the Affordable Care Act. Covered California was created to help you and your family get health coverage. Here are some of the most helpful features on the Covered California website: 1. The Cost Estimate Calculator tool can help you explore the different insurance plans based on your household size and . . . more »

Affordable Care Act Part 2: Covered California

Posted on Monday, September 2, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Californians can shop the insurance plan at Covered California, which is California’s official marketplace for the Affordable Care Act. Covered California was created to help you and your family get health coverage. Here are some of the most helpful features on the Covered California website: 1. The Cost Estimate Calculator tool can help you explore the different insurance plans based on your household size and . . . more »

Affordable Care Act Part 1: Introduction

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010. The Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law On June 28, 2012. Under the law, U.S. citizens and legal residents are required to have health insurance. In addition, a new “Patient’s Bill of Rights” gives the American people the stability and . . . more »

Affordable Care Act Part 1: Introduction

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness