Affordable Care Act

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Got an Obamacare tax credit? You may need a tax preparer.

Hey, health insurance stragglers, this is your moment. Obamacare’s second open-enrollment period ends Feb.

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How to dodge the Obamacare tax penalty -- legally

It’s that joyous time of year when W-2s, 1099s and the other forms we need for our taxes start landing in our mailboxes.   

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Covered California's confusing mail

You’ve jumped through all of Covered California’s hoops. You figured out what makes a bronze plan different from a silver one.

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Health law mandate hits employers unevenly

Remember those end-of-the world predictions from Nostradamus, the ancient Mayans and Pat Robertson that we somehow survived?

Judging income, and tax credits, can get messy

One year into Obamacare, many Californians are still confused about how their income will affect their coverage costs. As Emily Bazar recently reported, some consumers have had their plans canceled after reporting income changes to Covered...

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Updating your income could lead to canceled health plan

How much money will you make next year? Yeah, I wouldn’t know the answer to that either.

The ACA in California one year in

Health reform in California: A state of accelerating change

Gail Fulbeck, 64, relies on her body for work. She hauls soda, energy drinks, snacks and water to the 23 vending machines she owns around downtown Sacramento.

The ACA in California one year in

Health in an age of change: State health czar Diana Dooley reflects on the ACA's impact

Diana Dooley, secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency, oversees 13 departments and supervises the state’s rollout of the federal Affordable Care Act, including Covered California, the state’s insurance marketplace, and the Medi-...

The ACA in California one year in

How Obamacare transformed health care in California: an interactive map

An interactive map, by county, of Californians with health insurance as a result of Obamacare.

The ACA in California one year in

In Valley, Affordable Care Act called a blessing or a nightmare

The Affordable Care Act gets mixed reviews after its first year in the central San Joaquin Valley. Many consumers say it’s a blessing to have insurance for the first time.


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