Four Ways To Access the Health Insurance Marketplace

There are four ways to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. They are:

  • Apply online. Visit HealthCare.gov to get started.
  • Apply by phone. Call 800-318-2596 to apply for a health insurance plan and enroll over the phone.
  • Apply in person. visit a trained counselor to get information and apply in person. Find out who can help at LocalHelp.HealthCare.gov.
  • Apply by mail. Complete a paper application and mail it in. You can download the paper application form and instructions from HealthCare.gov.

The final deadline for enrollment for 2014 is March 30, 2014.

Author: Michael Swayze

Former county welfare agency administrator, using a combination of social work and computer skills to share information about community resources via the Internet. Online since 1995.