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Where can you find an explanation of Obamacare for dummies?

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As of 2014, an in-depth explanation of the Affordable Care Act (also referred to as Obamacare) can be located at Obamacare4Dummies.com, or via the official Healthcare.gov website. The ACA is a national health care program focused on providing health care to Americans who are unable to find insurance through more traditional means. Signed into law in March 2010, it offers Americans federally regulated insurance.

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As the number of uninsured Americans was on the rise, the Affordable Care Act was introduced to bring forth reforms to cut health care costs while offering those previously uninsured a means of receiving health care. Medicare and Medicaid have both expanded in many states to include Americans who were previously denied coverage or could not afford it. Additionally, pre-existing illnesses will no longer keep Americans from being able to receive health insurance.

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    Who is eligible for Obamacare?

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    The provisions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as "Obamacare," apply equally to all U.S. citizens and nationals residing within the United States who are not currently incarcerated. U.S. citizens or nationals residing in territories of the United States can still use these provisions but are not required to.

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    How can you get a subsidy for Obamacare?

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    Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, website provides information for whether several different options for subsidies is available by using the Health Insurance Calculators on the Healthcare Marketplace website. By entering income, age and family size, the calculator estimates eligibility.

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    How can you get more information about Obamacare?

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    Key information about the major features of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, is available directly from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at HHS.gov. Other sources of information include newspaper reports and websites devoted to promoting or fighting against the legislation.

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    Where can you fill out an Obamacare applicaiton?

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    The application for Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, is available at HealthCare.gov. The Affordable Care Act provides all Americans the opportunity to obtain affordable health care coverage regardless of pre-existing medical conditions and income, according to ABCNews.com.

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