Understanding Health Insurance
These resources are for anyone shopping (or helping someone shop) for health coverage within the health insurance marketplaces created through the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare).
This year, open enrollment begins on Sunday, November 1, 2016, and ends Sunday, January 31, 2017.
This animated video breaks down important insurance concepts, such as premiums, deductibles and provider networks.
What is the health insurance Marketplace? Am I required to buy health insurance? Get detailed answers to these and many more of your questions about the Affordable Care Act’s Marketplace.
Use this tool to estimate what your premiums and tax credits for 2017 Affordable Care Act marketplace coverage could be based on your zip code, income, family size and age.
What is a provider network? What’s the difference between a copay and coinsurance? Get the conversation started with our one-minute videos.
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