Get Health Care Coverage - Open Enrollment Until August 15
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and also known as Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.
More people than ever before qualify for help paying for health coverage, even those who weren’t eligible in the past. Learn more about new, lower costs.
2 ways to get 2021 health insurance
With a Special Enrollment Period
If you experience certain types of life changes — like losing health coverage, getting married, moving, or having a baby — you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period to enroll in a Marketplace plan any time.
Through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
- You can apply for free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid and CHIP any time, all year. If you qualify, you can enroll immediately.
- Learn how to apply for Medicaid and CHIP.