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Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

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Taxpayers Need To Have Proof Of Health Insurance This Year

As you gather your bank statements, donation slips and W-2’s, you’ll also need to have proof that you have health insurance.

03/15/2015

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Officials Launch Special Enrollment Period For Taxpayers Who Didn’t Realize There’s A Penalty For Not Having Health Insurance

More than 11 million people signed up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period, but federal officials think a few more will be interested after doing their taxes, so they’re launching a special enrollment period tomorrow.

03/14/2015

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Procrastinators Sign Up For Subsidized Health Insurance As Open Enrollment Deadline Arrives

Today is the final day of open enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year, and health officials and insurers were prepared for what they expected to be a last-minute surge of sign-ups.

02/15/2015

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Sign Up Surge Expected On Final Day To Get Subsidized Health Insurance This Year

This is the final day of open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year. Federal health officials expect a busy day on the insurance marketplace website.

02/15/2015

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One Week Left For Affordable Care Act To Meet Enrollment Goals

This is the final week of open enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year –and insurers and advocates are making a big push to get the uninsured to sign up.

02/09/2015

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Death Of NJ Firefighter Inspires Push For Measure That Would Ensure Health Insurance Coverage For Families Of First Responders

Hunter’s situation compelled New Jersey Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D- Mount Laurel) to file Bill A4062 which would allow families of firefighters, police and EMT’s who died on active duty to keep their health insurance for an extended period.

01/06/2015

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3 On Your Side: 4 Million Sign Up For Health Insurance, Penalty Rise In 2015

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers in our region.

12/31/2014

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Deadline Fast Approaching For Health Insurance Coverage That Starts With New Year

There’s still time to sign up for health insurance that will begin January 1 — but not much.

12/12/2014

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Blog: 68% Say Shopping for Health Insurance is as Bad as Facing Dentist Drill

By Jim Donovan: It’s that time of year again when Americans have to sit down and choose a health insurance plan and a new survey by Bankrate.com shows that many would rather do something else. […]

12/02/2014

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‘Healthy Pa.’ Enrollment Begins Today

Uninsured Pennsylvanians whose annual income is less than 138 percent of the federal poverty limit can apply for health coverage through the state’s new “Healthy PA” program.

12/01/2014

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Penalties Rise If You Don’t Have Health Insurance In 2015

By Jim Donovan: We’re just days into open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and while people begin reviewing their health insurance coverage options I wanted to be sure that everyone was aware […]

11/18/2014

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Round 2 of Enrollment In Affordable Care Act Gets Underway

The next big push to get every American signed up for health insurance began Saturday.

11/15/2014

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Richard Weinstein: Affordable Care Act Authors Used The ‘Stupidity Of The American People’

Weinstein has now made news for leaking a video that depicts one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act encouraging a lack of transparency in government.

11/12/2014

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Survey Finds Many NJ Businesses Having Difficulty Providing Health Care Insurance For Employees

There’s good and bad news in the report from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

11/01/2014

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