Our 24-year-old daughter is employed full time and her employer offers health insurance. Does she have to enroll in one of their plans or can she stay on ours until her 26th birthday?
Q: My youngest child is 21 and graduated from college in May. My other daughter is 24 and is still a college student in Stockton. What are my options with them under the Affordable Care Act?
Q: If my family of six qualifies for Medi-Cal under the Affordable Care Act, do we have to sign up for that? Or can we still buy subsidized health care plans through Covered California? ... I have real concerns about the quality of care we would get on Medi-Cal. I'm hoping for a positive answer!
Q: I am a married, 62-year-old female unable to obtain health insurance. I am retired and financially comfortable and in general good health. My husband is on Medicare/Anthem Blue Cross supplemental, so he is taken care of. Who can I contact by phone to walk me through the process correctly?
Obamacare allows workers to leave "unaffordable" work-based health plans and seek less expensive options from the health insurance exchange. But it doesn't necessarily offer the same opportunity to workers' spouses and children. In this edition of Ask Emily, journalist Emily Bazar explains health reform's "kid glitch" and what it may mean for California families.
Many Californians dislike the health plans offered by their employers, saying they're too expensive or don't include the doctors they prefer. Will Obamacare help them in any way? In this installment of Ask Emily, journalist Emily Bazar explains their options under health reform.
Q: I'm a Medicare recipient. How are people like me affected by Obamacare?
Q: I had colon cancer and have had trouble buying health insurance ever since. Under Obamacare, will insurance companies still be allowed to refuse me because of my medical history?
Q: I've heard that some people won't be required to have health insurance under Obamacare. Is this true?
Q: I work at a family-owned restaurant and my boss has cut back my insurance coverage. I have to pay a lot more out of pocket on top of my monthly premium. Can I find a better deal on insurance under health reform?