This article describes and encourages use of a curriculum that was developed for Extension educators to provide farm families with information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the procedure to become certified to use it. It also describes features of the ACA and unique challenges and opportunities that this law provides to farm families, including the employer mandate and an ability to earn income-based tax subsidies and expanded Medicaid coverage without application of an asset test.
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Riportella, R., & O’Neil, B. (2015). You and Health Insurance: Making a Smart Choice for Farm Families. The Journal of Extension, 53(3), Article 10. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol53/iss3/10