ObamaCare

A couple’s experience with health-insurance premiums

| March 04, 2015

“Once tax season hits, people are going to freak out.” --insurance agent Holly McCombs on Obamacare reaction. She and her husband, car hauler David McCombs, remain insured off the ACA exchanges.

Day of reckoning: Health insurance/tax decisions weighed by owner-operators

| March 04, 2015

As health insurance tax penalties hit many owner-operators, the prospect of paying double next year could change the decision on coverage; meanwhile, the King v. Burwell challenge to the ACA gets under way.

Paying the Obamacare penalty this tax season? New enrollment period in the offing for 2015 coverage

| February 23, 2015

In order to take advantage of the new, March 15-April 30 period, individuals must report initial awareness of the penalty this tax season.

Obamacare deadline in 4 days — ripple effects in operator pay on the way?

| February 11, 2015

The mandate to have health insurance could put trucking's independent contractor model in jeopardy. More on looming ACA deadline here.

Podcast: Obamacare, round two — progress report as second enrollment period nears endPodcast

| January 29, 2015

What's to consider if you're uninsured come tax time? Will the Supreme Court derail the bedrock of the ACA? Marc Ballard answers these and other questions here.

POLL: Did you carry health insurance through 2014?

| January 19, 2015

Will you be paying the penalty for not carrying insurance in 2014 come tax time? What was your health-insurance situation last year?

POLL: Will you buy health insurance on the exchanges this year?

| January 01, 2015

The health-insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," are back open for a three-month period. What are your plans for health-insurance coverage this year?

Health-insurance exchange enrollment open through Feb. 15

| November 18, 2014

Now is the time those purchasing health insurance on the exchange to browse and/or enroll or update prior purchased plans. For the coming tax year, penalties for not carrying health insurance are roughly double those ...

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