Still need 2016 health coverage?

Open Enrollment for 2016 insurance is over. You can sign up for a 2017 health plan starting November 1, 2016, with coverage starting as soon as January 1, 2017.

If you still need health insurance coverage for the rest of 2016, you can get it only 2 ways:

How to apply

You can apply for insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace online, by phone, with the help of a trained assister in your community, or with a paper application.

4 ways to apply
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Get started: See if you can get coverage with a Special Enrollment Period.

By Phone

A customer service representative helps you fill out an application, review your choices immediately, and enroll in coverage.

Get started: Contact the Marketplace Call Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With In-Person Help

Trained people in your community — like Navigators, assisters, agents, and brokers — help you fill out an application and enroll in coverage.

Get started: Enter your ZIP code to see a list of groups and people near you.

By Mail

Fill out and mail in a paper application. You’ll get eligibility results in the mail within 2 weeks. Create an online account or use the Marketplace Call Center to enroll.

Get started: Download a 2016 Marketplace application (PDF) and instructions (PDF).

With one application, see which health coverage options you qualify for

No matter how you apply, you can complete a single Marketplace application and find out if you qualify for: