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July 2013
July 30, 2013

Get ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace®: Create an account

Create an account. Let's get started!

Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace® begins on October 1, but in the meantime you can create a Health Insurance Marketplace® account on right now to get ready.

How to create your Health Insurance Marketplace® account

Get started in 3 easy steps:

  1. Provide some basic information like your name, address, and email address
  2. Choose a username and password
  3. Create security questions for added protection
July 25, 2013

7 ways to save in the Health Insurance Marketplace®

There are several ways you can save money in the Health Insurance Marketplace®. How you save, and how much you save, depends on several things, including family size and income.

  1. You may be able to get lower costs on your monthly premiums when you enroll in a Marketplace health insurance plan.
  2. You may qualify for lower out-of-pocket costs for copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles.
  3. You or your child may get free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
  4. You can’t be charged more for a pre-existing condition or because you are a woman.
  5. You may be able to be covered on your parent’s insurance plan if you’re under 26.
  6. You may be able to buy a lower-premium “catastrophic” coverage plan, if you’re under 30.
  7. Small businesses may qualify for the expanded small business health care tax credit.
July 24, 2013

Answers to your top health insurance questions

Since we launched the new on June 21st, we’ve received thousands of questions and comments on the website, through the call center, and on our social media channels.

We’re listening and we value your feedback!

Here’s some new content visitors have asked for that answers important questions about dental care, breastfeeding, and coverage for part-time employees:

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