working to help eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care
No matter where you live, there will be a Health Insurance Marketplace in your state. Enrollment is October 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. When open enrollment starts, you will be able to apply, compare plans and enroll for health insurance coverage. You will be able to apply online, in person, by mail or by phone. Coverage starts as soon as January 2014. For information on the marketplace, how to get ready and how to apply, just click on one page helpful guide. There is also a Health Insurance Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TTY users should call 1-855-889-4325
The Health Insurance Marketplace is the new way families, individuals and small businesses can find and buy health coverage that fits their budget and meets their needs. It ends the worst abuses.
This legislation was signed into law by President Obama and upheld by the Supreme Court. The Law is commonly referred to as the ACA and also as Obamacare. It expands and ensures coverage and access to quality affordable culturally and linguistically appropriate care and treatment, screenings and other preventive services. The ACA Law also includes provisions to for addressing the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities. For detail information on this comprehensive health reform law, click here on healthcare.gov