John Weiland wrote:
Tyler Ludens wrote:..... then our income diminished to the point we qualify for 100% subsidy of insurance.
Do you know if that was a Texas-directed aspect of the ACA or are the cut-off levels mandated federally, Tyler? I would be curious about that for the state of Minnesota.
Texas seems to hate it's citizens so I can't believe this is any kind of beneficent Texas-specific aspect. This isn't state-specific like Medicaid expansion (which Texas rejected) but on the federal level, through the federal health insurance marketplace. https://www.healthcare.gov/
We could not afford our previous insurance (Blue Cross) but had to select one (Ambetter) which our doctors didn't accept, so we had to choose a different doctor. But we really like our new doctor and the new insurance has been great. We never used the old insurance much because we weren't very sick, but my husband was recently diagnosed with Leukemia, so we have had to use the insurance a lot
, and it has been great. I have no complaints about the ACA personally, now. At first I did because I didn't know if I could bear going to a new doctor, but I think I actually prefer my new doctor to my old one. It was very hard at first though, because I have problems with trusting strangers.
Our Blue Cross premiums plan had gone up 60%! WTF! We could not afford that, but other plans were available through the marketplace.
sorry about all the edits, kind of tired