HealthCare.gov blog

Published onJune 30, 2016

Retired? You have health insurance options

If you recently retired and aren’t eligible for Medicare yet, you may be able to get health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace®.

Published onJune 23, 2016

Having a baby? You may be able to get or change health insurance outside Open Enrollment

If you recently had or adopted a baby, you may qualify for a
Special Enrollment Period
. This means you can apply and enroll in or change Marketplace health plans outside Open Enrollment.

Published onJune 3, 2016

Planning a move? You and your family may be able to enroll in health insurance

If you or your family are moving (or have moved in the past 60 days), you may still be able to enroll in affordable family health insurance this year through a
Special Enrollment Period
.

Published onMay 19, 2016

Graduating? You have health insurance options

Congrats, graduates! Whether you’re heading into the working world or planning your next move, you have options for affordable health insurance that works for your life and your budget.

Published onMay 12, 2016

Get Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) health insurance any time

Open Enrollment for a 2016 Marketplace health insurance plan is over. But if you qualify for
Medicaid
or the
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
, you can get health insurance any time of year, with coverage starting immediately.

Published onMay 5, 2016

National Small Business Week: Keeping small businesses healthy

It’s National Small Business Week. As we recognize and celebrate the contributions small businesses make — like job creation, innovation, and global competitiveness — it’s important to think about health care options.

Published onApril 28, 2016

Asked to submit documents? Act now to keep your health insurance and financial help

Image: Couple learning about their health insurance application inconsistencies
Did you get a notice from the Marketplace asking you for documents to verify information on your health insurance application? If so, some of the information you provided on your application — like your yearly income estimate, immigration status, or citizenship — doesn’t match our records.