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People under 30

Self-employed? Starting a business? Work part-time?

If you're a freelancer, an entrepreneur, a part-time worker, or self-employed, you have a few coverage options that work well for independent careers and lifestyles.
  • If you leave a job for any reason and lose job-based insurance: You can buy an insurance plan any time of year, even if it's outside
    . A plan through the Marketplace can be a lot more affordable than COBRA coverage. You have 60 days from when the insurance ends to enroll. Learn about your options when you lose job-based insurance.
  • If you have income that’s hard to predict: You can apply with your best estimate of what you expect to make for the year. Your savings will be based on that estimate. When your income changes, you can update your application to adjust your coverage and savings. Learn about filling out an application when your income's hard to predict.
  • If you're self-employed or starting a solo business with little income: You'll probably qualify for low-cost insurance or free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid. When your income increases, you can adjust or change your coverage to make sure you're getting only the savings you qualify for.
Preview plans, with prices based on your estimated income. You don't need to log in or even give us your name to check the plans out.

Apply once: Discover your insurance choices & costs

Fill out just one Marketplace application to find out if you qualify for:
  • An insurance plan with savings based on your income. You'll learn how much you'll save immediately. You may save on out-of-pocket costs too, meaning you'll have a lower
    and pay less each time you get care.
    • You can pick a "Catastrophic" health plan — a way to protect yourself from worst-case scenarios.
    • One catch: If someone claims you as a tax dependent, you can buy a plan through the Marketplace but won’t qualify for savings based on your income.
  • Free or low-cost coverage through
    . If you have children, you’ll find out if they qualify for coverage through the
    .
    • If your state has expanded Medicaid coverage, you can qualify based on your income alone. Do a quick check here.