HealthCare.gov blog

Published onMarch 13, 2014

Open enrollment is almost over. We’re ready to help!

Open enrollment ends March 31. We're ready to help.

More Americans every day are finding quality, affordable coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace®.

We recently announced that enrollment in the Marketplace continued to rise in February to a five-month total of 4.2 million. These numbers demonstrate that our aggressive outreach is helping to make a difference – with millions of Americans now enjoying the peace of mind that comes with new coverage.

Published onMarch 11, 2014

Find the Health Insurance Marketplace® in your state

No matter what state you live in, you'll be able to use the Health Insurance Marketplace® to apply for health coverage. This is true whether your state runs its own Marketplace or the federal government runs it for your state.

Get lower costs and compare plans where you live

When you apply for Marketplace coverage, you may be able to get lower costs based on your income and family size. You can also compare plans and see how much you can save before you apply.

Published onMarch 10, 2014

See what you can save in the Marketplace

There’s still time to see how much you can save in the Health Insurance Marketplace®.

It’s easy to get started – just answer a few questions and we’ll tell you if you qualify for lower costs on coverage. We’ll also show you a list of plans available in your area.

See plans and prices now.

Most people will qualify for lower costs on health coverage. In fact, 6 out of 10 uninsured Americans can get coverage for $100 per month or less.

Published onMarch 6, 2014

It’s time to enroll. Come back to HealthCare.gov today!

As we head into the final weeks of open enrollment, HealthCare.gov and CuidadoDeSalud.gov are ready to serve you. We all deserve the security and the peace of mind that comes from having health coverage that we can count on when we need it most. And we continue to make the application process easier for you.

Click here and select your state to enroll online.

Here are some of the ways we’ve improved the consumer experience, especially mindful of the complex family situations that members of the immigrant community may face in particular:

Published onFebruary 27, 2014

Marketplace enrollment hits 4 million

Join the 4 million Americans who have signed up for the Health Insurance Marketplace®

With five weeks left until the end of open enrollment, more than 4 million Americans have enrolled in private health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace®.

We don't want you to miss your opportunity to get affordable health coverage as soon as possible.

Published onFebruary 10, 2014

Want coverage starting March 1? Plan ahead for best results

Consumers are applying and enrolling in quality, affordable health coverage every day using HealthCare.gov and State-based Marketplaces around the country. More than 3 million have enrolled so far, and we hope millions more will do so by March 31, the end of open enrollment.

From Saturday February 15, 2014 at 3:00PM until Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 5:00AM EST, the Social Security Administration will conduct required, regularly scheduled systems maintenance activities over the three day weekend. During this period, verification of Social Security Numbers and other related data via the Data Services Hub will be unavailable. All other services of the Hub will be functioning as normal.

Published onFebruary 7, 2014

Find your affordable plan today!

There are affordable plans available in the Health Insurance Marketplace® right now. You may find health insurance for $50 a month or less.

We don't want you to miss your opportunity to get affordable health coverage as soon as possible.

If you want coverage that will start as early as April 1, 2014, make sure that you complete your application and enroll in a plan by March 15, 2014.

Click here and select your state to enroll online.