Affordable Care Act Enrollment Tips

People who think they may qualify for private health insurance coverage through a Marketplace plan have until December 23, 2013 to enroll and select a plan for coverage starting January 1, 2014. Individuals living in the continental United States (incomes levels differ for Alaska and Hawaii) who make between $11,490 and $45,960 may qualify for subsidized health insurance coverage through the Marketplace in their state.Some individuals, particularly those experiencing homelessness or those living with HIV/AIDS, may be eligible for the Medicaid program in their state. People can apply for Medicaid at any point; there is no open enrollment period. People can apply by contacting their state Medicaid program directly or by filling out an application through the Marketplace in their state.
Visit HUD’s OneCPD Affordable Care Act website for more information.