[2014 Update: According to TriCare’s website, Veterans are eligible for ObamaCare if they choose not to enroll/pay-in to Tricare. See updated post on Veterans and ObamaCare for more info].
This is a follow-up to my original post which noted the fact that
Retired Veterans (and Feds) are ineligible for Obamacare. Too bad, because in some financial circumstances, ObamaCare may provide better coverage per dollar than TriCare or FEHB.
There’s some horrible mis-information about the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) on the internet(s).
I’ve even seen a GovExec article telling Feds that they can opt out of FEHB and go on an ObamaCare exchange (they can’t – see the application form for ObamaCare).
In short, I would not trust any ObamaCare info posted on a webpage that does not end with .mil or .gov.
Here’s a summary of TriCare/ObamaCare mis-information that I’d like to squash right now: