Obamacare Videos Worth Watching

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Obamacare Videos Worth Watching

Obamacare Videos Worth Watching

As we've resesarched the subject of Obamacare, we occasionally come across memorable videos that do a good job explaining things, mark a historical moment, or simply make us laugh -- sometimes more than one of those things simultaneously.

A Handy Overview of How Health Insurance Works

This friendly video can help you shop smart by understanding key health insurance terms and procedures.

President Obama's Statement After the U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Subsidies in King v. Burwell

June 25, 2015

President Obama's Selfie Stick Video on Buzzfeed

February 12, 2015

President Obama clowning around to get the word out about the end of open enrollment on February 15, 2015.

No Health Coverage? What That Means for Your Taxes

January 29, 2015

If you don't have qualifying health insurance coverage, you'll have to claim an exemption or pay a fee when you file your taxes. This video from HealthCare.gov explains the basics.

3 Tips About Marketplace Coverage and Your Taxes

January 20, 2015

This brief video from HealthCare.gov will help you get ready to file your taxes.

Health Insurance, Before and After Obamacare

October 8, 2013

In which John Green attempts to apply for new health insurance coverage using the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges and then through a private insurer that existed before the ACA (Obamacare) went into effect. (Spoiler: The questions about possible pre-existing conditions make the traditional application a real bear to complete. But if you applied for insurance before Obamacare, you already know that.)

Healthcare Triage

September 29, 2013

Healthcare Triage is a series from Dr. Aaron Carroll and the team behind Crash Course and Mental Floss Videos. In this episode, Aaron gets a visit from noted hypochondriac John Green, and allays some of his fears about Obamacare. 

Obamacare Explained in Two Minutes

September 26, 2013

Sara Kliff (formerly of the Washington Post's Wonkblog, now at Vox) explains Obamacare in two minutes. 

Between Two Ferns: President Obama with Zach Galifianakis

March 11, 2014

Comedian Zach Galifianakis interviews President Obama in an episode that motivated tens of thousands of people to visit their health care exchange.

Ads Gone Strange: Uncle Sam Anti-Obamacare Ad

September 18, 2013

Did ads against Obamacare get any creepier than this one?

Ads Gone Strange: Cover Oregon Acid Trip

September 6, 2013

And did ads promoting Obamacare get loopier than this?

It looked even loopier after Cover Oregon failed and the state health insurance exchange was abandoned . . .

Best Obamacare Rollout Jokes 

April 18, 2014

From late night comedians, via Politico.