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Understanding Health Insurance: Consumer Resources

Animated video, subsidy calculator and frequently asked questions about health reform help you understand health insurance and the ACA.

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Open Enrollment: Insights from Medicare for Health Insurance Marketplaces

Tricia Neuman draws on the experiences of Medicare beneficiaries to consider whether consumers with health insurance coverage through the ACA's marketplaces will shop for a better deal during their open enrollment season.

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The ACA’s health insurance marketplaces offer coverage through private plans, and financial assistance to eligible individuals. The following resources look at which Marketplaces are run by states and which are run by the federal government, as well as the number of people estimated to be eligible for subsidies and how much Americans are paying for coverage.