Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Many Americans Fall Into Health Insurance Coverage Gaps

By Coleen Elkins

There are many ways that American's have fallen into coverage gaps after the first open enrollment of the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare.

Some families have budgets so tight they still can't afford the premium after being awarded a tax subsidy. Some can't or won't make adjustments to their monthly expenses to make a health insurance payment. They will continue to seek services for healthcare as they have in the past.

Some earn too much to obtain a subsidy and have decided to drop their insurance because of the rate increases over the last couple of years. Illegals in the country can't obtain insurance under the law. Dozens of states object to expansion of Medicaid and want to focus on expansion of job creation to get people off of welfare. Some employers have reduced staff hours to avoided providing mandated benefits.

To learn more continue reading: Affordable Care Act Only Chips Away At Core Goal