Understanding the Health Insurance Marketplace

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is designed to help the 16 percent of Americans without health insurance gain access to quality, affordable healthcare. The Health Insurance Marketplace gives Americans who are uninsured, or buy their own coverage, a whole new way to shop for the plan that best suits their needs. Open enrollment in the Marketplace begins Oct. 1, 2013, and lasts six months.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is designed to help the 16 percent of Americans without health insurance gain access to quality, affordable healthcare. The Health Insurance Marketplace gives Americans who are uninsured, or buy their own coverage, a whole new way to shop for the plan that best suits their needs. Open enrollment in the Marketplace begins Oct. 1, 2013, and lasts six months.

Consumers can go to one place for health coverage options, get accurate information on health plans and make apples-to-apples comparisons of private insurance plans.
 
 
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