Need Health Insurance?
Here's what you need to know
If you—or someone you know—needs health insurance, now's your chance to sign up for quality and affordable coverage. The deadline to sign up is January 31.
Fast facts about getting covered through HealthCare.gov:
- It's not as expensive as you think. Eight out of 10 people who enroll in a health plan receive financial help. In fact, most people can find a health insurance plan for as little as $75 or less per month.
- It doesn't take as long as you think. During last year's Open Enrollment, it took most people only about 10 minutes to submit an application.
- It is the law! The January 31 deadline is your last chance to avoid the penalty on your taxes of $695 or more next year.
- Free help is available! If you have a question about HealthCare.gov, call 1-800-318-2596 for personal assistance, all day and every day. The call is free.Trained enrollment specialists will provide personal help and share other important advice, including how to qualify for financial help, how to start an application, or how to re-enroll.