Obamacare and you: Do I have to have Obamacare? – CSMonitor.com

obamacare-logo_fullI’m not really political, but people have asked me about this quite a bit. “I don’t know why, so don’t ask”. So here it is I found the most straight forward article I could find and here it is… STR

By Peter Grier, Staff writer / November 1, 2013

It’s true: The Affordable Care Act requires all Americans to have health insurance. But not everyone has to get that insurance through the Obamacare online exchanges. Indeed, only a small percentage of the US populace is expected to do so. To find out if you may be one of them, read on.

Obamacare will cause big changes in the way many Americans get health care. That’s been the subject of a lot of news in recent weeks. But it can be hard for average people to figure how this complicated new law affects their particular circumstances. Its website, HealthCare.gov, isn’t working well, and Washington seems preoccupied with political wrangling over the program.

We’re trying to help clear up this confusion by explaining in simple language important aspects of Obamacare, which is also known as the Affordable Care Act. We’ve already discussed when Obamacare starts and upcoming dates on its calendar. Now we’ll address a core issue: Who has to have Obamacare? How many people does it expect to enroll?

The bottom line: Only a small percentage of the US population needs to sign up for Obamacare health plans.

via Obamacare and you: Do I have to have Obamacare? – CSMonitor.com.

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I have over (24) years of Computer Aided Drafting & Design experience and over (16) years of IT experience. After graduating high school I attended a Technical College and earned an Associate Degree in Drafting & Design. I then enrolled at the University of Puerto Rico where I earned an A.S. in Civil Engineering Technologies. While attending the Univ. of Puerto Rico I worked as a freelance Drafter for a variety of architects and engineers. During my senior year I began to work for the firm Planning Management & Development in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Two years later I was offered the position at Mario Corsino & Associates, which later became InterGroup a medium size Civil Engineering, Architectural and Planning firm in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. At InterGroup I became assistant chief drafter where I was responsible for 20+ drafters & civil techs, and this is also where I began my IT training. In 2000 I decided to move to St. Petersburg, FL where I was hired as CAD Manager at Advanced Engineering & Design a small Civil Engineering firm established in 1998. Currently still employed by Advanced Engineering & Design I’m now the CAD/IT Manager. I have also continued to expand my knowledge base in both the IT & CADD fields through continued training, certifications, and attending Autodesk University. I’m currently an Autodesk Certified Professional proficient in AutoCAD, Civil 3D and various other Autodesk products. I have been the President of the Tampa Bay Autodesk Users Group (TBAUG) since late 2007 and a member of Autodesk Users Group International (AUGI) since 1996. I have an A.S. Degree in Computer Networking , a Bachelors of Applied Science in Technology Management and currently finishing work on my Masters in Computer Information Systems. I’m a licensed drafter in the US Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and a Microsoft Certified Professional. I hold certificates as a Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Server Administrator, Cisco Networking Associate Professional and Linux Administrator.
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