The Affordable Care Act, Explained http://wwno.org en Your Questions About The Affordable Care Act http://wwno.org/post/your-questions-about-affordable-care-act <p><span class="caps" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(191, 191, 191); font-family: 'Gotham SSm A', 'Gotham SSm B', 'Gotham SSm', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; background-color: rgb(63, 71, 79);">NPR</span><span style="color: rgb(191, 191, 191); font-family: 'Gotham SSm A', 'Gotham SSm B', 'Gotham SSm', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; background-color: rgb(63, 71, 79);">’s guide to the dozens of common questions about the new health care law known as Obamacare. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 23:28:51 +0000 WWNO Staff 50425 at http://wwno.org How Health Law Affects Fertility Treatment, Health Savings Accounts http://wwno.org/post/how-health-law-affects-fertility-treatment-health-savings-accounts The health insurance marketplaces are finally open, though technical problems have hindered sign-ups.<p>With the deadlines for <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/10/14/231462087/so-whats-the-real-deadline-for-obamacare-sign-up">having health insurance looming</a>, people want details about the available plans and access to health savings accounts. Some also want to know about penalties if they don't buy insurance. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:30:00 +0000 editor 46522 at http://wwno.org 'How Much Will Obamacare Cost Me?' Try Our Calculator http://wwno.org/post/how-much-will-obamacare-cost-me-try-our-calculator <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Nearly all Americans&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kff.org/infographic/the-requirement-to-buy-coverage-under-the-affordable-care-act/" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">will be required to have health insurance</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;starting Jan. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:23:44 +0000 Julie Rovner 46014 at http://wwno.org FAQ: Where Medicaid's Reach Has Expanded — And Where It Hasn't http://wwno.org/post/faq-where-medicaids-reach-has-expanded-and-where-it-hasnt <em>This is one of several explainers to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act, or as some call it, Obamacare. <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=231423897">Click here</a> for answers to other common questions. Have a question we missed? Send it to <a href="mailto:health@npr.org">health@npr.org</a>. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:41:44 +0000 editor 45821 at http://wwno.org FAQ: How Obamacare Affects Employers And How They're Responding http://wwno.org/post/faq-how-obamacare-affects-employers-and-how-theyre-responding <em>This is one of several explainers to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act, or as some call it, Obamacare. <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=231423897">Click here</a> for answers to other common questions. Have a question we missed? Send it to <a href="mailto:health@npr.org">health@npr.org</a>. We may use it in a future on-air or online segment.</em><p><a name="1"></a><p><strong>Do employers have to do anything different under the Affordable Care Act?</strong><p>Not right away. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:38:48 +0000 editor 45820 at http://wwno.org FAQ: What Retirees And Seniors Need To Know About The Affordable Care Act http://wwno.org/post/faq-what-retirees-and-seniors-need-know-about-affordable-care-act <em>This is one of several explainers to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act, or as some call it, Obamacare. <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=231423897">Click here</a> for answers to other common questions. Have a question we missed? Send it to <a href="mailto:health@npr.org">health@npr.org</a>. We may use it in a future on-air or online segment.</em><p><a name="1"></a><p><strong>I am on Medicare. Do I need to use one of the new health insurance exchanges?</strong><p>No. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:33:37 +0000 editor 45817 at http://wwno.org FAQ: A Young Adult's Guide To New Health Insurance Choices http://wwno.org/post/faq-young-adults-guide-new-health-insurance-choices <em>This is one of several explainers to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act, or as some call it, Obamacare. <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=231423897">Click here</a> for answers to other common questions. Have a question we missed? Send it to <a href="mailto:health@npr.org">health@npr.org</a>. We may use it in a future on-air or online segment.</em><p><a name="1"></a><p><strong>So I have to carry health insurance?</strong><p>Yes, just about everyone is required to have insurance as of Jan. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:25:58 +0000 editor 45814 at http://wwno.org FAQ: All About Health Insurance Exchanges And How To Shop For Coverage http://wwno.org/post/faq-all-about-health-insurance-exchanges-and-how-shop-coverage <em>This is one of several explainers to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act, or as some call it, Obamacare. <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=231423897">Click here</a> for answers to other common questions. Have a question we missed? Send it to <a href="mailto:health@npr.org">health@npr.org</a>. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:22:16 +0000 editor 45813 at http://wwno.org FAQ: Understanding The Health Insurance Mandate And Penalties For Going Uninsured http://wwno.org/post/faq-understanding-health-insurance-mandate-and-penalties-going-uninsured <em>This is one of several explainers to help consumers navigate their health insurance choices under the Affordable Care Act, or as some call it, Obamacare. <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=231423897">Click here</a> for answers to other common questions. Have a question we missed? Send it to <a href="mailto:health@npr.org">health@npr.org</a>. We may use it in a future on-air or online segment.</em><p><a name="1"></a><p><strong>So I have to carry health insurance?</strong><p>Yes, just about everyone is required to have insurance as of Jan. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:10:26 +0000 editor 45807 at http://wwno.org