Frequently Asked Questions about the Affordable Care Act

Kaiser Family Foundation Health Reform FAQs

The searchable collection includes nearly 300 up-to-date responses, answering new questions about plan renewal, cancellations, and continuing financial assistance. The FAQs also offer guidance for understanding 2014 federal income taxes in the context of the health law, addressing potential penalties for not obtaining coverage, exemptions to the individual mandate, and other subjects. Answers have been updated to key questions about the law and how it applies to people in different circumstances, including marketplace and Medicaid eligibility, and guidance for immigrants, people with variable incomes and others in special situations.