Courtesy of Humana, how does the Medicare doughnut hole work? [gview file=”https://www.egetcovered.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Doughnut-Hole-for-2015.pdf”]

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If you are expecting a subsidy, take estimating your income seriously and adjust throughout the year as changes happen –  Obamacare took $729 bite out of tax refunds – H&R Block – Apr. 27, 2015 A majority of H&R Block clients who had received federal help to pay for their health insurance in 2014 saw […]

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H&R Block Out to Help Americans Resolve to Tax Preparation – Video – TheStreet

H&R Block Out to Help Americans Resolve to Tax Preparation – Video – TheStreet.  (note the video auto starts so be prepared for that nonsense) One things for sure, ACA subsidies create a full employment act for H&R Block!

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Avoiding the Obamacare Penalty

IRS – Individual Shared Responsibility Provision – Exemptions: Claiming or Reporting. There are a myriad of ways to avoid the Obamacare penalty. No better place to go for reliable information but to the enforcer, the IRS. Coverage considered unaffordable Short coverage gap Income below the return filing threshold Citizens living abroad and certain noncitizens must be out […]

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CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season

  Waiting for a similar announcement from Connect for Health Colorado – CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today a special enrollment period (SEP) for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared […]

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How to beat this month’s Obamacare deadline – Yahoo Finance. If you’re in Colorado, call Chris Adams at 303.495.3045! But it’s time to get cracking. February 15 marks the last day for Obamacare participants to make changes to their coverage for this year. Those who sign up for plans for the first time or change […]

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3 Tips for Filing Obamacare Taxes

CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) has come out with a helpful document titled: 3 Tips About Marketplace Coverage & Your Taxes The tips are:Watch your mail for Form 1095-A. It will help you file your 2014 federal taxes. Your final premium tax credit for 2014 will be computed with your federal income tax […]

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Best Hospitals

U.S. News Best Hospitals 2014-15 We sifted through data for nearly 5,000 hospitals and results from surveys of more than 9,500 physicians to rank the best centers in 16 adult specialties from cancer to urology. Death rates, patient safety and hospital reputation were a few of the many factors we considered. Only 144 hospitals were […]

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10 things to know about Medicaid in Colorado

Be careful out there… 10 things to know about Medicaid in Colorado Colorado hit a Medicaid milestone this April, with 1 million enrollees. The federal Medicaid expansion is one key factor contributing to Colorado’s surge in Medicaid enrollment. Even before Obamacare and the Medicaid expansion, Medicaid numbers grew rapidly because of the Great Recession. Medicaid […]

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CoHealthOp causes budget issues at Connect for Health Colorado

‘Blown-out budget’ infuriates exchange board member Colorado’s health exchange managers expect to spend $4 million more on their call center than anticipated this year, a revelation that spurred a heated argument among board members on Monday. And why did this happen? This article doesn’t address the cause until the 3rd paragraph from the bottom…. Exchange […]

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