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Download health coverage exemption forms

To fill out a health coverage exemption application, youโ€™ll need to download it onto your computer first.

Step 1: Identify the correct form for you

  • Right-click this exemption application form (PDF, 1.2 MB) link for hardship exemptions, like homelessness, bankruptcy, eviction, or foreclosure.
  • Right-click this exemption application form (PDF, 1.1 MB) for affordability exemptions AND residency in:
    • Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
  • Right-click this exemption application form (PDF, 1.5 MB) for affordability exemptions AND residency in:
    • California, Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington

Step 2: Download the form on your computer

  • Download the form on your computer.
    • Chrome and Firefox users: Choose "Save Link Asโ€ฆ"
    • Microsoft Edge users: Choose "Save Target Asโ€ฆ"
    • Safari users: Choose "Download Linked File asโ€ฆ"
  • Select a location on your computer to save this application โ€” on the desktop, in your documents folder, or somewhere else it will be easy to find.
  • Click Save.

Step 3: Open the form and fill it out

When youโ€™re ready to fill out the exemption application:
  • Minimize this web browser window.
  • Locate the exemption PDF document you downloaded to your computer in Step 2.
  • Click on the document to open it. Youโ€™re ready to start filling it out.
  • When youโ€™re done filling out the form, print it and mail it to the Health Insurance Marketplaceยฎ at the address shown on the form.

Note: You may need to download the latest Adobe Reader software

Youโ€™ll need to have a recent version of Adobe Reader software installed on your computer to open the exemption application. You may already have it. You have two options:

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