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Obamacare ‘Family Glitch’ Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach

Obamacare ‘Glitch’ Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach For Many Families : Shots – Health News : NPR. The Affordable Care Act is expected to provide around $10 billion in subsidies this year to make health insurance affordable for low- and … Continue reading

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What to consider before deciding to go without health insurance

What to consider before deciding to go without health insurance – latimes.com. Valuable information, except the information regarding why Sarah and her daughter are not eligible for premium assistance in incorrect. Sarah and daughter are not eligible for a subsidy … Continue reading

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Oregon struggles with Obamacare

Amateur hour, day, week, months, year, years… Oregon signs up just 44 people for Obamacare despite spending $300 million | WashingtonExaminer.com.

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Obamacare prices: Expensive or cheap?

Opinions vary – Obamacare prices: Expensive or cheap? – Oct. 4, 2013.   This example sounds like a potential “family glitch” issue: But for Deb Hornbacher, 58, the high deductibles are just too much for her and her husband. While … Continue reading

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Worst Law Passed in Four Decades

Obamacare: Worst Law Passed in Four Decades Must Be Stopped, Says Stockman | Daily Ticker – Yahoo Finance. (video at link) So why should it be repealed? It is the worst law ever passed in the last four decades by … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Health Plans blogs on the Family Glitch

Premium Assistance and the Family Glitch The problem… This creates a situation where some families cannot afford to pay for employer sponsored coverage. However, if the employee contribution for “self-only” coverage is less than 9.5% of household income, family members … Continue reading

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UPS drops spousal coverage, teachers get hours cut due to ObamaCare

UPS drops spousal coverage, teachers get hours cut due to ObamaCare « Hot Air. Finally someone discusses the “family glitch” issue. The only way around the family glitch is for the employer NOT to offer benefits. It’s not as simple … Continue reading

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PPACA to Congress: Come and join the waters fine

The Volokh Conspiracy » Lawmakers Upset with PPACA as It Applies to Them. Cry me a river. Perhaps they were in a little too much of a hurry to pass the bill so they could find out what’s in it. … Continue reading

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But nobody needs a federal bureaucrat to tell him what health insurance to buy…

Examiner Editorial: Obamacare is a 19th-century answer to a 21st-century question | WashingtonExaminer.com. The Wall Street Journal’s Daniel Henninger captured it well with this observation last week: “Even if you are a liberal and support the goals of the Affordable … Continue reading

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Full comparisons of Colorado exchange health insurance rates, courtesy of consumer analysts

Full comparisons of Colorado exchange health insurance rates, courtesy of consumer analysts. Remember, as we said in a blog Wednesday and in the paper Thursday, that these rates do not account for the subsidies people might get when they actually … Continue reading

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I.R.S. to Base Insurance Affordability on Single Coverage

I.R.S. to Base Insurance Affordability on Single Coverage – NYTimes.com. Under the law, most Americans will be required to have health insurance starting next year. Low- and middle-income people can get tax credits to help them pay premiums, unless they … Continue reading

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Obamacare family glitch: Can employed people get Obamacare subsidies?

Can employed people get Obamacare subsidies?. Tim Ricchuiti is a schoolteacher in Dallas and had read a previous Health Reform Watch where I noted that employees who were offered insurance plans that met “coverage and affordability requirements” by their employers … Continue reading

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Family Glitch: Affordable coverage for an employee does NOT mean affordable coverage for the family

ObamaCare’s “Family Glitch” Hurts the Middle Class. Despite everyone’s assumption, dependents of full-time workers will not be automatically covered under ObamaCare. According to the IRS, employers will not be required to provide an affordable insurance plan that covers an employee’s … Continue reading

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