Understanding Public Income and Medical Benefits after the Affordable Care Act

There’s a lot more to the Affordable Care Act than buying private health insurance through an exchange marketplace like http://www.CoveredCA.com. Four kinds of public benefits can help people get the medical care they need: Subsidized premiums and co-pays for private health insurance purchased through an exchange.  Commercial insurers issue these policies, not the government. Medicare,…

DON’T LET POLITICS GET IN THE WAY

“AFFORDABLE CARE ACT” NOT “OBAMACARE” The term “Obamacare” is a nickname for the Affordable Care Act.  But sometimes politics can get in the way of clear thinking.  Click http://www.hulu.com/watch/539715 to see what I mean. The Affordable Care Act encompasses much more than the purchase of private health insurance on an exchange like Covered California, http://www.CoveredCA.com.…