We are looking for a qualified, U.S. based writer to complete the following four articles all centered around the upcoming health care changes in America. Project pays $150 for a series of 4 articles.
The ideal writer should be knowledgeable in the subject and able to complete additional research as needed. Some of the article ideas include links to get you started, but each completed article should have a minimum of three references. The written articles will include the references at the bottom of the article; include a title and URL (if it is an online resource), or information about the publication. Each article should include a 2-3 sentence teaser and at least 550 words of content. Below are the article descriptions.
What Does the Affordable Health Care Act Mean for Businesses?
There are a number of different provisions in the affordable health care act for businesses of different sizes: under 25 employees, 25-50 and over 50. What is the impact it will have on your business? Article should provide an overview of what each size business should expect.
Are you Self Employed? What the Affordable Care Act Means for You
If you are self-employed you probably purchase your own insurance or simply do without due to the price. What does the affordable care act mean for you? Article should explain what provisions are available for those who are self-employed, including exemptions from the requirement. Here is some information on penalties and exemptions: http://kff.org/infographic/the-requirement-to-buy-coverage-under-the-affordable-care-act/
What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?
Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace begins Oct 1, 2013, with coverage beginning Jan 1, 2014. Article should cover the basics: what is the marketplace, who is it for (individuals, families & businesses), what it's purpose, dates to remember and comply with. https://www.healthcare.gov/
Is the Affordable Health Care Act really "Affordable" for Everyone?
Many young people who are in good health forgo purchasing health insurance as it is less expensive for them to simply pay out of pocket costs. The affordable health care penalizes individuals who refuse to buy insurance, but in some cases, the penalty is significantly less than the cost of insurance. Article should explore this phenomenon and provide information on average costs of insurance, penalties, and who qualifies for exemptions. This article is a good start for research: http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/2013/07/05/health-insurers-fear-young-people-will-opt-out/0AMHQuD1C5O6mBbXxOn47H/story.html. Here is an infographic on penalties: http://kff.org/infographic/the-requirement-to-buy-coverage-under-the-affordable-care-act/