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*You can sign-up for Medicaid or CHIP at anytime.
Insurance carriers participating in the marketplace include:
Paper applications can also be printed out from the CMS.gov website. The Marketplace will have paper forms and an address to mail to soon.
Questions or to enroll via phone? Call 1-800-318-2596
For every plan, you will pay a monthly premium and out-of-pocket expenses when you receive services. In general, the lower the premium, the higher the out-of-pocket costs when you need care; the higher the premium, the lower the out-of-pocket costs when you need care. The way you pay your portion of these costs is through deductibles and copayments or co-insurance.
The Marketplace offers four
categories of plans, plus a catastrophic plan:
• Bronze plan: You pay 40% of your costs, the plan covers 60%
• Silver plan: You pay 30% of your costs, the plan covers 70%
• Gold plan: You pay 20% of your costs, the plan covers 80%
• Platinum plan: You pay 10% of your costs, the plan covers 90%
• Catastrophic Plan: Available up to age 30
The first step is to provide some basic information. Then choose a user name, password, and security questions for added protection.
Starting October 1, 2013, you’ll enter information about you and your family, including your income, household size, and more. Use this checklist now to help you gather the information you’ll need.
Pick a plan
Next you’ll see all the plans and programs you’re eligible for and compare them side-by-side. You’ll also find out if you can get lower costs on monthly premiums and out-of-pocket costs.
Choose a plan that meets your needs and enroll. Coverage starts as soon as January 1, 2014.
When you apply for coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace, you'll need to provide some information about you and your household, including income, any insurance you currently have, and some additional items.
Use the checklist below to help you gather what you need to apply for coverage. Open enrollment starts October 1, 2013 for coverage starting as early as January 1, 2014. Open enrollment ends March 31, 2014.