5 tips about the Health Insurance Marketplace

1. Deadlines for 2020 coverage

Enroll by Sunday, December 15 for coverage starting January 1, 2020. Apply now.

Note: Use this checklist to gather what you’ll need to complete your application (PDF).

2. Who is eligible to use the Marketplace?

To be eligible to enroll in Marketplace health coverage, you must live in the United States, be a U.S. citizen or national (or be lawfully present), and not be incarcerated. Learn more.

3. Two kinds of coverage

Depending on income, you may qualify for an insurance plan with tax credits or for Medicaid/the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). See where your income falls.

4. What plans cover

All plans cover essential health benefits, pre-existing conditions, and preventive services.

5. Plans & costs

You can preview available plans and estimated prices based on income before logging in.