Month: January 2014

Points to Consider if You’re a Small Business and Thinking About Enrolling In Obamacare

First there is no requirement that small businesses (less than 50 full-time employees) provide insurance for their employees. The pitch being made by Covered California why small businesses should provide insurance is:  Employee loyalty Covered California’s SHOP offers high-quality, affordable

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Medi-Cal Eligibility and Covered California – Frequently Asked Questions

Medi-Cal Eligibility and Covered California – Frequently Asked Questions Medi-Cal Health Coverage1.  What is Medi-Cal?Medi-Cal offers free or low-cost health coverage for California residents who meet eligibility requirements.  Most applicants who apply through Covered California and enroll in Medi-Cal will

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The Advantages of Obamacare for Small Small Businesses

Small businesses who employ less than 50 full-time equivalent people are not required to purchase health insurance for their employees. Yet, many small small businesses (2 or more) can realize a savings by buying their insurance through the Small Business

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Obamacare – How to Determine Your Income and Household Size

The following was excerpted from the Henry Kaiser Family Foundation. Obamacare expands Medicaid to cover low-income adults and children with incomes up to 133 percent of the poverty line. Millions of low-income parents, non-disabled adults who do not have dependent

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Income Calculator

Here’s a great site from the State of Colorado to help you calculate what your Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) is for purposes of the Obamacare. If you filed taxes last year. http://connectforhealthco.com/calculating-modified-adjusted-gross-income/modified-adjusted-gross-income-1040/ If you didn’t file taxes last year.

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New Requirements for Hospital Community Needs Assessment

One of the most interesting requirements of Obamacare is that hospitals that operate as a non-profit (501(c)(3)) conduct a “Community Health Needs Assessment.” The CHNA must include: A description of the community served by the hospital facility (as defined in

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Do You Qualfiy For Premium Assistance Under Obamacare?

One of the most attractive features of Obamacare is that the government will pay a large part of your insurance if your income is at what can be a surprisingly high level. What income levels qualify for lower? To learn

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Lack of Dental Care in the Affordable Care Act

Dental care is one of the most important aspects of good overall healthcare, yet many lack access to needed dental care because of a lack of affordability and access to dental insurance (only 50% of people visit a dentist.).  The

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