HealthCare.gov blog

Published onJuly 12, 2018

5 benefits Marketplace plans must cover

Did you know that all plans offered in the Marketplace cover the same set of

essential health benefits
? Essential health benefits are minimum requirements for all Marketplace plans.

Published onJuly 5, 2018

Make a splash this summer with preventive care

This summer, take advantage of the free

preventive services
available with your Marketplace health plan. These services can prevent health problems or detect them at an early stage when treatment is likely to work best.

Published onJune 21, 2018

Recently lose health coverage? Enroll in Marketplace coverage today

You may qualify for a

Special Enrollment Period
if you or anyone in your household lost qualifying health coverage in the past 60 days (or expects to lose coverage in the next 60 days). This means you may be able to enroll in Marketplace health insurance for the rest of 2018.

Published onJune 14, 2018

Get fast answers to your health insurance questions

For quick answers to your health coverage questions — including managing your health coverage, finding forms and documents, or understanding costs and savings — visit the Get Answers page. You can also get information on completing your enrollment, finding plans and prices, and getting coverage.

Published onJune 7, 2018

Having a baby? You can enroll in or change your health coverage

If you or anyone in your household had a baby or adopted a child within the past 60 days, you may qualify for a

Special Enrollment Period
. This means you may be able to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance for the rest of 2018.

Published onMay 31, 2018

3 ways to stay healthy this summer

This summer, put your health and well-being first. Take advantage of the free

preventive services
offered by your Marketplace plan and take steps to live a healthy lifestyle.

Published onMay 24, 2018

Moving to a new state? You’ll need a new health plan

When you move to a new state, you can’t keep a health insurance plan from your old state. To make sure you stay covered, report your move to the Marketplace as soon as possible. This way you can enroll in a new plan and avoid paying for coverage you won’t be able to use in your new state.