Posts Categorized: Healthcare Reform

Medicaid to Millionaires Must Stop!

In a recent appearance at CSU, Senator Michael Bennet denounced Congress’ attempt to revamp and improve the failed Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare. Bennet appeared most unhappy that fewer people would qualify for Medicaid coverage. Voters might be better served if Bennet would explain why he voted for a law that allows…

Tax Returns get more complicated as result of Obamacare

As if tax forms weren’t complicated enough, here come two new forms concerning the new Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare. Form 8962 (Premium Tax Credit) and Form 1095-A (Health Insurance Marketplace Statement). Form 8962: This form determines if you are subject to the Obamacare penalty if you failed to have an approved…

Obamacare premium subsidies go to millionaires

What were  they thinking? When the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare as it is most commonly called, was being debated,  we were told that it would provide premium subsidies to low and middle income people to help out with the high cost of health insurance. But while helping the truly needy people is a…

Health-care reform’s subsidy shuffle gets complicated

Health-care reform kicked into high gear with the rocky Oct. 1 opening of the state exchange, Connect for Health Colorado. Plagued with functionality problems, it continues to be only partially operational. The main reason to use Connect for Health is because it’s the only way to get a federal subsidy to reduce your premium for…