Kentucky: For 2017, use to apply & enroll

If you live in Kentucky, the way you apply for and enroll in health coverage has changed for 2017.

  • In past years, people getting health care in Kentucky used the kynect website to apply for and enroll in health insurance.
  • For 2017 health care coverage, you’ll use instead. ( is sometimes called the Health Insurance Marketplace.)

If you had a 2016 health insurance plan through kynect

  • For 2017, you’ll be starting over with a new application.
  • You can enroll until January 31, 2017.
  • Your 2016 plan ends December 31, 2016, no matter when you enrolled or last updated your information.

If you don’t have a 2016 plan through kynect

  • You’ll simply use to apply for coverage and enroll.
  • You can enroll until January 31, 2017.

Kentucky Medicaid and KCHIP (Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program) health coverage

You can use any time of year to:

  • See if you’re eligible for Medicaid or KCHIP
  • Apply for Medicaid or KCHIP, complete recertification, check the status of your benefits, and report a change, like income or household size
  • Find in-person help in your community