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Are You Eligible for Help with Your Health Insurance Costs?

The health care law helps many people pay for health insurance. Based on your income, family size and the health plan you choose, you may qualify for tax credits and help paying for coverage.

Tax credits are available when you enroll in coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Marketplace provides a way for you to compare and buy a health insurance plan that best fits your needs. You can enroll for health insurance during open enrollment.

Tax Credits

These credits will help eligible people pay for insurance premiums – the monthly cost of coverage. They are available to people who purchase coverage on their own (not with an employer) through the Marketplace. The credit is designed so even those who have little or no income or do not file an income tax return can still benefit. If you qualify, the credit can be paid in advance to your insurance company.

How Much Cost Assistance Should You Expect?

Financial assistance is determined by your household income, family size, and the health plan you choose. If you meet income requirements, your health plan will pay a greater amount of covered costs, reducing how much you pay. For example, you may pick a plan for which you pay from 10 to 40% of covered costs. The amount is also based in part on any medical procedure or tests you have – each may have a deductible or coinsurance cost.

Free One-on-One Help

Register to meet one-on-one with our trusted community specialists who can give you the help you need to shop for health insurance.

Downloadable MATERIALS

We offer helpful materials for you to download and keep in case you need more information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), how to enroll and how to use your health insurance.