Health Insurance Marketplace Information


The Health Insurance Marketplace, available at opens in new window), makes it easier for people without health care coverage to learn their options and enroll in a plan that meets their needs.

  • Consumers can compare premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket costs under various plans.
  • Consumers can also check to see if they are eligible for programs including Medicaid and learn more about premium assistance (also called advance premium tax credits). 

Making Health Insurance Affordable

To help make coverage more affordable, financial help — the Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit — is available to almost 80% of uninsured consumers who buy a plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

When to Apply:

People in most states can enroll in a Marketplace plan NOW through May 15. Some states have different enrollment periods. Find out more about your state’s open enrollment dates at 

How to Apply:

You can shop, apply for and enroll in coverage in 4 ways:

Learn more and get started today

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Health Insurance Marketplace

Open enrollment has closed for 2021 health plans, but you can enroll in or change plans if you have certain life changes, or qualify for Medicaid or CHIP. Open enrollment for insurance plans that take effect January 1, 2022, will be available from November 1 to December 15, 2021.