HealthCare.gov blog

Published onAugust 11, 2022

How & why to report application changes ASAP

Did you recently get a new job or have a baby? Changes to your expected income for 2022 or your household size may impact your health coverage options or amount of savings you qualify for. It’s important to let the Marketplace know immediately after you experience a change so you don’t miss out on new, better options or owe money when you file next year’s taxes.

Published onJuly 28, 2022

Marketplace coverage & essential health benefits

There are 10 categories of services — called

essential health benefits
 that all private health insurance plans offered in the Health Insurance Marketplace® must cover.

Published onJune 30, 2022

Your coverage options may change if you move

Moving can be an exciting time. As you get ready for your move, it’s important to remember moving may impact your health insurance coverage options and savings. Don’t forget to update your application to get the best plan and right amount of savings available to you and your household in your new area.

Published onJune 16, 2022

Learn the importance of preventive health

Preventive services
may help prevent illnesses, disease, and other health problems, or detect illness at an early stage when treatment is likely to work best. They’re free when you get care from an in-network provider. Here are some common benefits for all adults and children. Always ask your doctor what’s right for you.

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."