Mighty Healthy: 15 Things About Obamacare You Should Know
26 million Americans could qualify for a subsidy.
Used to help defray the cost of their insurance premium, interested parties can check to see if they're eligible for federal tax subsidies. If you earn less than 400 percent of the poverty level — about $46,000 for an individual; $90,000 for a family of four — you may qualify for a subsidies which kicks in next year.
Low income residents in states that plan to expand Medicare under Obamacare will qualify for free or low-cost healthcare through the federal program for the poor. If you earn under $30,000 a year for a family of four, log into HealthCare.gov to check out the Children's Health Insurance Program.