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Paying for Health Care: Obamacare and Taxes

The Affordable Care Act—the health care law sometimes called Obamacare—is making health coverage more affordable and easier to obtain for millions of American women and their families. Last year, 11.7 million people signed up for health insurance through the Marketplace—and 87% of them received financial assistance to help cover the monthly cost. You could qualify for financial assistance to help you cover the cost of insurance premiums, co-pays, and deductibles. These FAQs explain who is eligible for financial assistance, how much assistance is available, and how to apply.