Beginning in October, US citizens and legal residents will be
able to shop for insurance for themselves and their families
using State or Federally-ran exchanges or
health insurance market place.
The federal government just releases the
forms that consumers will complete to
complete the process of how to apply for
obamacare. Although it is recommended
that you start to fill out the forms now
the Federal government will not accept or process any
application until later this year.
Which documents do I need to apply?
The enrollment form for individuals seeking coverage is just
three pages long which is a massive improvement to a 21
page version presented earlier in the year. The new revised
version released by the US Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS) request applicants a little over their personal
information. While applying for obamacare, you will also
- social security number
- citizenship or legal resident information
- job and income details (tax forms will help)
- current health care coverage
Keep in mind that Income, citizenship status, and other data
will be scanned through federal agencies.
How do i get obamacare?
- Here is the obamacare application
Many are still wondering “how do i get obamacare”?, “How to get obamacare” etc. The answer is not a straight answer because there are many different options to obtain obamacare. If you live a in a state that runs it’s own independent healthcare exchange, you must go through their website, customer service, or even health plans that service your location of residence. On the other hand, if you live in a state that has chosen to not run it’s own individual healthcare exchange, your option will be to apply for enrollment through the federal website called healthcare.govor fill out your very own obamacare application by paper. (you can download your obamacare paper application here )
More on how to get Obamacare
If you don't have insurance, Obamacare affects you the most.
You either need to sign up for health insurance between by
March 31, 2014 or pay a tax. Which is the better choice? It
depends on your income and the number of people in your
For most of you, the tax is 1% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). The AGI is your gross income minus your deductions. For example, if your AGI is $30,000, your Obamacare tax is $300. To find out the exceptions, see Obamacare Taxes.Would this be cheaper than Obamacare? It depends on the number of people in your household. For example, if you live alone, then a $300 annual tax might be cheaper than the $200 monthly premium. However, if your income is below $45,000, the government will subsidize some or all of your premium. In that case, Obamacare could be cheaper. (Find out how much at Will I Qualify to Save on Monthly Premiums?)If your income is less than $30,000, and there's four people in your family, you qualify for free insurance through Medicaid. Find out if you qualify for Medicaid