What are Enhanced Benefits?
The Affordable Care Act sets out to make health care more affordable by reducing health insurance premiums through advanced tax credits, known as premium subsidies and by lowering the out-of-pocket costs through cost-sharing reductions, or Enhanced Benefits.
There are four levels of Enhanced Benefits, known as Enhanced 73, Enhanced 87 and Enhanced 94. The number refers to the average amount the health plan pays in expenses for covered benefits. For example, Bronze plans pay 60% of health care costs on average, Silver plans pay 70%, Gold plans pay 80% and Platinum plans pay 90%.