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Published onJuly 10, 2014

The Marketplace might need more information from you

While most people provided all the data they needed on their applications, some consumers were asked for follow-up when they applied for Marketplace coverage. If we asked you for information to back up what you put on your application, we need your help. Sometimes the information in your application doesn’t match what we found in other records. You were still able to finish the enrollment process, but you need to follow up as soon as possible and provide more documents to make sure the Marketplace has the correct information.

Published onJune 26, 2014

10 things immigrant families need to know about the Marketplace

Affordable coverage options are available in the Health Insurance Marketplace® for immigrant families. If you’ve recently moved to the United States and had a change in your immigration status, here are some things you should know about Marketplace coverage:

  1. In order to buy private health insurance through the Marketplace, you must be a U.S. citizen or be lawfully present in the United States. See a list of immigration statuses that qualify for Marketplace coverage.

Published onJune 13, 2014

Health coverage with Medicaid is the perfect Father’s Day gift

It’s not too late to give your father a special gift. Let the dads in your life know that health insurance is available through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Enrollment is open all year round. Children and teens up to 19 can qualify for free or low-cost coverage – and parents may be eligible too.

Use our screener now to find out if you may qualify for Medicaid and CHIP.

Published onMay 29, 2014

Graduating from college? Here are 4 ways to get health coverage

College students and recent graduates have several options for finding coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace®.

1. Special Enrollment Periods for College Grads

If your student health plan is ending, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period to sign up for private health insurance in the Marketplace.

Published onMay 12, 2014

Health insurance with Medicaid is the perfect Mother’s Day gift

Mother’s Day might be behind us but it’s not too late to give your mother a special gift. Let the moms in your life know that health insurance is available through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Enrollment is open all year round. Children and teens up to 19 can qualify for free or low-cost coverage – and parents may be eligible too.

Find out how to get Medicaid or CHIP coverage.