If you’re ready to buy health insurance, the Federal Marketplace (healthcare.gov) is a great place to start. It is a public website run by the federal government for most states. Some states like Colorado and Maryland run their own Marketplace.* On the Marketplace, you can compare health insurance plans and buy the one that’s right for you.
To learn about the Marketplace, browse the sections below. You can get info about the federal government’s health care laws and what they mean for you. You can learn about ways to help save on your health care costs, see if you qualify for federal financial aid, and get details about the four levels of plans the Marketplace offers.
Qualifying for Savings with Federal Financial Assistance
Are you looking for ways to save money on your health insurance? Find out about two kinds of federal aid that you may be able to get.
Understanding Marketplace Insurance Categories or "Metal" Levels
Do you know about the four levels of plans that you can get on the Health Insurance Marketplace? Each level shows how the health plan and you split eligible health care costs. Get an at-glance look at Marketplace plans.