Using the Marketplace
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.
Tips to help you enroll in Marketplace coverage
When you apply for coverage, following a few tips can improve your online experience.
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.
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.
How do I choose Marketplace insurance?
There are 5 categories of Marketplace insurance plans: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Catastrophic. The categories help you choose a plan that’s right for y...
How can I get coverage outside of open enrollment?
Outside open enrollment, you can enroll in Marketplace insurance only if you have certain life events that give you a special enrollment period.
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.
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...
If I applied for coverage with a paper application or over the phone, what ...
If you applied for coverage with a paper application or over the phone, your next step is to compare health plans side-by-side, choose a plan, and enroll in hea...