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.)
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
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.