Published onOctober 3, 2014
Starting November 15th, you’ll be able to apply and enroll in 2015 Marketplace coverage. When you fill out a Marketplace application, you can compare plans based on price, benefits, and other important features. You’ll also find out if you qualify for free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
If you’re eligible, the Health Insurance Marketplace® can help you find affordable health coverage. Most people who apply qualify for premium tax credits and other savings based on their income.
Published onOctober 2, 2014
The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) offers a simpler way to find and buy health coverage that meets the needs of your employees—and your business.
To enroll in SHOP coverage, you must have 50 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees and meet certain other requirements.
Starting November 15, for the first time you’ll be able to enroll through the SHOP Marketplace entirely online. You can complete an application, choose coverage, and enroll yourself or you can work with an agent or broker.
Published onSeptember 25, 2014
We’re doing maintenance and upgrades to improve the site during certain time periods. The HealthCare.gov website itself is still available. This means you can learn about the Marketplace and be well prepared when the system is available again.
Published onSeptember 24, 2014
The Health Insurance Marketplace® makes it easier to find quality, affordable coverage. Millions of Americans have already gotten coverage, many for the first time.
Published onSeptember 22, 2014
Now that you’ve found a doctor and had your first visit, you may be wondering what to do next. It’s important to follow through with your doctor’s recommendations.
Published onSeptember 15, 2014
When you applied for Marketplace coverage, you might have reported a lower household income than we could verify in our data sources. If so, it's important that you submit your proof of income documents to the Marketplace to fix this data matching issue. We need to verify your income so you can keep any help you get with Marketplace premiums and cost-sharing.
You must submit your documents by September 30th:
Time is running out. You may get a letter this week telling you that if you don't submit your documents by September 30, 2014, your help with Marketplace costs like your monthly premiums, deductible, copayments, or coinsurance may change or end.
Published onSeptember 11, 2014
Are you ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace® Open Enrollment Period? Open Enrollment is the time when you can apply for a new Marketplace plan, keep your current plan, or pick a new one.
Published onSeptember 9, 2014
Your health and well-being are important and personal. You should choose a doctor or other health care provider that you can work with, trust, and feel comfortable talking to.
Published onSeptember 5, 2014
Thinking about moving, getting married or having a baby? When you make big decisions in life, you may also become eligible for Marketplace coverage outside of Open Enrollment through a Special Enrollment Period.
Use our screener now to find out if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
Published onSeptember 4, 2014
On your first visit to a new provider, remember to bring your insurance card, photo ID, and your copay if you have one. It’s also important to show up early for your appointment!
This first visit will help your provider understand your health and lifestyle so you can work together to make improvements.