For Many Taxpayers On Obamacare, It’s Payback Time February 26, 2015 Hundreds of thousands of people who received subsidies under the Affordable Care Act may have underestimated their incomes in 2014 – drawing more assistance than they were entitled to. Now many owe the government money.
Few Seniors Using Obesity Counseling Benefit February 23, 2015 A little known part of Obamacare pays primary care doctors to help overweight seniors drop pounds and improve their health. So why aren’t more seniors taking advantage of the free benefit?
Tax Time Reprieve For Obamacare Procrastinators February 20, 2015 The Obama administration announced a special enrollment period from March 15 to April 30 for healthcare.gov consumers who discover they owe a penalty after filling out their tax returns.
Figuring Out Doctors In Your Plan Can Be Difficult February 17, 2015 Consumers struggle with the lack of transparency. For example, some physicians can be in-network when they are working at one office or hospital but not when they are at another. Or they may belong to a medical group that is affiliated with your plan, but they don’t participate.
Despite Law, Some Birth Control May Require Copays February 6, 2015 The health overhaul mandated that insurers cover all costs for FDA-approved methods of birth control, but advocates and consumers say some plans have placed certain generic birth control pills among classes of drugs that require cost sharing.