Using the Marketplace
Getting coverage outside Open Enrollment
Open Enrollment for 2014 coverage is over. You can enroll in Marketplace insurance only if you have certain life events that give you a special enrollment perio...
Special Enrollment Periods for complex cases in the Marketplace
Outside the Open Enrollment period, you can enroll in a private health plan through the Marketplace **only** if you qualify for a special enrollment period.
What if I tried to enroll by March 31 but didn’t finish in time?
If you tried to enroll in health coverage through the Marketplace by March 31 but didn’t finish on time, you may still be able to get 2014 coverage.
How do I report life changes to the Marketplace?
Once you have Marketplace coverage, you must report certain life changes. This information may change the coverage or savings you’re eligible for.
Tips to help you enroll in Marketplace coverage
When you apply for coverage, following a few tips can improve your online experience.
How do I choose Marketplace insurance?
Use this guide to help you understand how to compare plans and choose one that’s right for you.
Can I appeal a Marketplace decision?
If you don’t agree with a decision made by the Health Insurance Marketplace, you may be able to file an appeal.
What income and household information do I provide when I apply for Marketp...
If you want to find out if you qualify for lower costs on Marketplace coverage, you’ll need to provide information about your household members and income.
What if my income is too high to get lower costs on monthly premiums?
If you’re not eligible for lower costs, you can buy health coverage through an insurance company, an agent or broker, an online insurance seller, or the Marketp...
How do I apply for Marketplace coverage?
Use HealthCare.gov to apply for health coverage, compare plans, and enroll online. You can also apply by phone or get in-person help with your application.
Which web browser should I use when applying for coverage?
When you apply for coverage in the Marketplace, some web browsers offer a smoother experience than others. The best result will come from matching the right bro...