HealthCare.gov blog

Published onMay 19, 2022

Find health insurance for recent graduates

Congratulations graduates. As you enter your next chapter, don’t forget how important it is to have health insurance to protect you in case you get hurt or sick. Since you’re just starting out, you may qualify for savings that can make insurance less expensive.

Published onMay 5, 2022

Remember to update us when your income & household changes

If you have Marketplace coverage and your income or household size recently changed, update your application to let the Marketplace know. These changes may impact the coverage or savings you’re eligible for, like you may qualify for more savings than you’re getting now. Act quickly so you don’t miss out.

Published onApril 21, 2022

5 preventive services covered by Marketplace plans

All Marketplace plans cover a set of

preventive services
 to prevent illness, disease, and other health problems at no cost to you, even if you haven’t met your yearly deductible. These services are free only when you get them from a doctor or other provider in your plan’s network. Contact your health plan to see which providers are "in-network."

Published onMarch 24, 2022

You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period with a life event

Open Enrollment for 2022 is over, but you may still qualify to enroll in or change Marketplace coverage for the rest of the year if you’ve had a recent life event. Getting married, having a baby, moving, and losing health coverage all count. (Note: These are the most common life changes; here’s the full list of qualifying life events). In addition to having a life event, you may also qualify based on your estimated household income.

Published onMarch 10, 2022

How to file taxes using Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement

Attention: There’s less than one month until the April 18, 2022 tax filing deadline. If anyone in your household had a Marketplace plan in 2021, you’ll use Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement to file your federal taxes. This form came from the Marketplace, not the IRS. Make sure this form is correct, then store it with your other important tax information.

Published onFebruary 10, 2022

How to use your new Marketplace insurance

Congratulations on getting covered for 2022. At HealthCare.gov, we’re here to help you understand how to use your new coverage. Get answers to common health insurance questions.

Published onJanuary 27, 2022

It's tax season! Find Form 1095-A

If anyone in your household had a Marketplace plan in 2021, you'll need Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement, to file your federal taxes. You should get it in the mail by early February. Keep it with your important tax information, like W-2 forms and other records.

Published onJanuary 16, 2022

Now that Open Enrollment is over, see health insurance options

If you missed the January 15 deadline for 2022 coverage, you may still be able to get or change 2022 coverage 2 ways: with a

Special Enrollment Period
or through
Medicaid
or the
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
.