Tag: Covered California

Obamacare's "Wedding Tax" and the Perks of Cohabitation

Wedding days are typically one of the happiest days of a couple’s new life together, and also one of the costliest.  Under the Affordable Care Act, they are about to get a whole lot costlier. While millions of families will benefit from Obamacare’s Premium Subsidy program, a little-publicized feature of the law will adversely affect married couples.  How could a government program to hand out...

CoveredCA is live! Open Enrollment starts today!

CoveredCA, California's state based health exchange, is LIVE today! Despite last night's government shutdown, Obamacare is live! Here's how you can check eligibility and sign up for benefits today: -call: 800-783-0802 x 707 -email: info@quotebroker.com -facebook: Quotebroker Insurance Services - Twitter: @Quotebroker Or just reply directly to this blog post. Ask anything you want via any media you'd like. We're happy to assist in any...

Avoiding Obamacare: How to Avoid the Penalty Tax While Remaining Covered

Obamacare Open Enrollment starts October 1- just a few days from now. For many people, that day has been long anticipated as a day marking the enrollment in improved plan designs and premium subsidy payments from the government.  Others who may not be so positively affected by the changes are indifferent or even actively against health care reform.  Do you want to avoid new Obamacare...

Obamacare 101: Health Care Reform FAQ - en Español

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=H9ND8EATNP4 Not to be outdone, the Kaiser Family Foundation has released their popular Health Care reform video guide in Spanish as well. Watch as "Los YouToons Se Preparan Para Obamacare." Spanish-speaking consumers will go from "know-nothing" to "Know-it-all" in just seven minutes. Further questions/preguntas? Ask away! If you prefer to receive your options over the phone, simply dial 866-SUBSIDY or 800-783-0802

Covered California Subsidy Calculator and Plan Comparison Tool

Last week, Covered California, California's state-based health insurance exchange, released its online subsidy calculator and plan comparison tool. Users can enter basic demographic information- household size, annual income, and number of family members they'd like to be insured- and the tool will indicate whether or not the user is eligible for a premium subsidy on the spot.  If you are eligible for a subsidy to...