The IRS has published a taxpayer friendly guide to assist individuals and families with attempting to calculate their Affordable Care Act tax credits. The focus of IRS Publication 5187 Health Care Law: What’s New for Individuals & Families is on the Shared Responsibility Payment (individual mandate penalty) and calculating eligible Premium Tax Credits for 2014. Pub. 5187 is […]
Health Net and several other administrators of Medicare Advantage plans were issued fines from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for errors in their updates to people enrolled in the MA-PD plans. The penalties, issued in October 2013, were for incorrectly stating plan information in annual notices to Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in the Advantage plans and ranged from $23,410 up to $86,530.
Health insurance plan premiums will be based on your age, location and the type of plan you choose. Insurance companies will not be able to increase your rates because of pre-existing conditions or gender.