Obamacare Learning Videos
Calculating household income when applying for health coverage
The video above posted by CMS, explains "what counts as income" when calculating your household income for the purpose of applying for health coverage and related premium tax credits via healthcare.gov.
Re-enrolling in Your Marketplace Health Plan
The video above created by CMS, explains what you have to do to remain enrolled in the marketplace plan that you had previously enrolled in, if that is your preference of course.
It also provides some advice on what to consider before making the decision to either
- Keep the plan that you were previously enrolled in
- Select a new marketplace health plan
How Does Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act) Work?
This "HowStuffWorks" style video explains how Obamacare works in around 5 min. The video was posted to YouTube in 2013, and an item or two may have changed. Such as the ability to keep your existing plan if you like it. Nevertheless, this video effectively explains the basics of the Affordable Care Act. Its hits on the major facets such as the individual mandate, essential health benefits, premium tax credits, etc.
Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare)
This is a terrific explanation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) better known as Obamacare as produced by KahnAcademy.com. Kahn Academy provides great educational guides on a variety of topics, and this is no exception. This 7-minute video was published in 2012, so some finer points may have been updated in the years that followed, but this still provides a nice overview of how the PPACA works from an unbiased source.
Video duration 7:13
Latino Health Insurance Marketplace & Community
Short video released by healthcare.gov reaching out to Latino community to drive Latino health insurance enrollment during open enrollment period. Driving health insurance marketplace enrollment within the Latino community was identified as being of particular importance by the Obama administration as uninsured rate among the Latino segment is relatively high, and although they have been significant improvements here as 300,000 hispanic children gained coverage from 2013 to 2014. However, there is still work to be done. In 2014 39.5% of uninsured children in this country were Latino while accounting for only 24.4% of the overall child population (under age 18).
Other info you might be interested in: Healthcare.gov translated into Spanish.
ACA Delivery System Reform
Short whiteboard video produced by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services which documents their efforts in building a new and improved healthcare delivery system in the age of the Affordable Care Act.