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Published onDecember 11, 2015

Understanding the fee for not having health insurance coverage in 2016

Did you know that having health insurance when you can afford it is the law? If you can afford health insurance, but choose not to get it for 2016, you may be required to pay a fee — sometimes called the "penalty," "fine," or "individual mandate" — when you file your 2016 federal income taxes.

The good news is, affordable coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace® is available. After financial help, 7 out of 10 people can find plans with premiums of less than $75 dollars per month. If you enroll by December 15, 2015, your coverage will start January 1, 2016.

Published onNovember 20, 2015

Deductibles and your Marketplace health insurance

To find the Marketplace health insurance plan that works best for your family, you should consider many different factors like the premium, the yearly deductible, what services are covered, and other details. While premiums can often be a deciding factor, other considerations could be just as important.

Published onNovember 13, 2015

Get extra savings on health insurance with a Silver plan

When you apply for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace®, you’ll find out if you qualify for savings. You may be eligible for a

"premium tax credit"
to lower the cost of your monthly premium. You also may be eligible for
"cost-sharing reductions"
— discounts that lower what you’ll pay out of your own pocket for medical care.

Published onNovember 6, 2015

8 out of 10 current enrollees could save on Health Insurance Marketplace® plans this year. Are you one of them?

The Health Insurance Marketplace® is open for business. You may be surprised to find out how affordable health insurance can be.

Get affordable health insurance today. Average $270 tax credit/month for most; plans for $75 or less after tax credits.

Published onOctober 25, 2015

Stay healthy this flu season with free preventive health services from the Marketplace

Flu season is here, and getting a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from this potentially serious disease. If you’re covered by a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace®, you and your family can get free flu shots from a doctor or other provider in your plan’s network.

Flu season is here, and getting a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself