Can children stay on a parent’s plan until age 26?
If a plan covers children, they can be added or kept on the health insurance policy until they turn 26 years old.
Can I buy a “catastrophic” plan?
People under 30 and people with hardship exemptions may buy what's called a “catastrophic” health plan. It protects you from very high medical costs.
If I’m a college student, what do I need to know about the Marketplace?
College students have several choices for health coverage. But there’s no special student exemption from the penalty that people without coverage must pay.
Why should I have health coverage?
No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need medical care at some point. Health insurance covers these costs and protects you from very high expenses....
What if I don't have health coverage?
If you don't have health coverage in 2014, you may have to pay a fee. You also have to pay for all of your health care.
What are my birth control benefits?
Plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace must cover contraceptive methods and counseling for all women, as prescribed by a health care provider.
What if I'm pregnant or plan to get pregnant?
All Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid plans cover pregnancy and childbirth. This is true even if your pregnancy begins before your coverage takes effect...