Sign-Up Time for Obamacare

October To-Do List Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins today — October 1, 2013. All uninsured Americans will be required to have insurance coverage as of January 1, 2014. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), provides a new way to buy insurance through a health insurance marketplace. It’s lets you easily compare insurance options. […]

$95 Won’t Convince Nannies to Buy Health Insurance

Nannies that Don’t File Taxes Won’t Be Able to Get Government Subsidized Health Insurance (But They Might Qualify for Medicaid) Here are the State-by-State Premiums Under the Health Care Law published in the New York Times. I’ve often tried to explain the benefits of paying taxes to nannies who prefer to be paid in cash. […]

Obamacare and Nannies: Sign-Up Time for Obamacare

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins October 1, 2013. All uninsured Americans will be required to have insurance coverage as of January 1, 2014. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), provides a new way to buy insurance through a health insurance marketplace so can you easily compare insurance options. If you have health insurance […]

What the Affordable Health Care Act Will Require of Nannies

Do You Have Health Insurance? Each week both nannies and parents contact Be the Best Nanny Newsletter asking about basic and essential health insurance for nannies and for information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We have posted many articles on the topic and nannies tell Be the Best Nanny Newsletter that they prefer being […]

Non-Taxable Forms of Compensation

Health Insurance Tax Credit I work as a nanny and needed health insurance desperately. Lucky for me, Tom Breedlove of Breedlove & Associates answered my questions, and my employer’s questions, without a consultation fee! First, I went to the Heatlh Reform In Action web site to find the most affordable individual health insurance available in […]

Making Coverage More Affordable, Portable, Stable for Nannies

Monday we discussed how health insurance reform benefits working, breastfeeding mothers. Tuesday we listed the immediate benefits of health insurance reform. Today we list ways health insurance reform increases coverage and improves portability and stability of your existing coverage. Some of the ways health insurance reform increases access to coverage and improves the portability and […]

Immediate Benefits of Health Insurance Reform for Nannies

In January 2010 I went to the emergency room and was admitted for two days. The charges are over $18,000 in hospital and medical bills for two days of hospital care. For other nannies like myself, health insurance reform is a sign of hope for our future medical expenses. Without health insurance reform, the number […]

HEALTH INSURANCE FOR NANNIES — AN UPDATE

What Should a Nanny Interested in Obtaining Health Insurance Do? By Richard A. Eisenberg, CLUY, ChFC, CLTC of Eisenberg Associates Health insurance options for nannies as they exist right now. Everyone interested in health insurance has been following the national debate on health reform. Nannies have a special interest in the outcome, since almost all […]

Health Insurance for Au Pairs

J1 Visa Health Insurance is Obligatory for Exchange VisitorsBy Armen Wilson Health insurance is for everyone. If you believe that you are absolutely fit and there will be no need to visit a doctor in near future, you cannot be more off target. There is no special time for an accident to take place. Any […]