It's a new day in health care – and we're here to help you understand the costs as well as find ways to make protecting your health more affordable.
The new health care law brought a number of changes to how we all shop for insurance. In short, the law helps you get affordable coverage in 3 different ways, depending on your income and family size:
The federal government ultimately determines whether your income and family size mean you're eligible for assistance with the costs of health insurance. However, here are some easy guidelines that can give you a rough idea.
Tax credits depend on income and family size and are available for people making up to 400 percent of the Federal Poverty Level:
Yes – if your income is 250 percent or less of the Federal Poverty Level:
*Figures based on 2013 Poverty Guidelines.
The federal government's HealthCare.gov website can confirm if you're eligible for help – and how much it might help you.