Decoding the Affordable Care Act: Everything You Need to Know

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, is a comprehensive health care reform law enacted in the United States in 2010. The law has several goals, including expanding health insurance coverage to more Americans, providing subsidies to help people afford coverage, and regulating the health insurance industry.

The ACA has been controversial since its inception, but it has also been successful in expanding health insurance coverage to millions of Americans. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the uninsured rate in the United States fell from 16.3% in 2010 to 8.8% in 2016.

If you are considering enrolling in health insurance, there are a few things you need to know about the ACA. First, you need to determine if you are eligible for coverage. You are eligible for coverage if you are a U.S. citizen or legal resident, you are not covered by employer-sponsored insurance, and you meet certain income requirements.

If you are eligible for coverage, the ACA provides subsidies to help people afford coverage. The amount of the subsidy you receive depends on your income and the cost of the plans in your area. You can use the ACA’s subsidy calculator to estimate how much you may be eligible for.

Once you have enrolled in a health insurance plan, you will be able to see a doctor and get the care you need. Your plan will cover a wide range of services, including doctor visits, hospital stays, and prescription drugs.

If you are uninsured, I encourage you to self-enroll in health insurance on the EveryHealthGroup website for $0. To get started, simply visit the website and click on the “Self-Enroll” button. You will then be able to create an account and select a health insurance plan.

Enrolling in health insurance is easy and affordable. Don’t wait, enroll today!