Information and Support - Health Insurance and the Affordable Care Act
200 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, 20201
Distance: 252 Miles
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Provides information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and is the federal website for finding individual health insurance options.
* Enrolling in health insurance
* Changing or updating your health insurance
* Saving money on health insurance
* How to use your health insurance coverage
* Information for special situations, such as for people who are:
- Under 30
- New parents
- Qualified for Medicare
Note: People in Minnesota use the MNsure website to enroll in health insurance coverage.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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DT-8700.2000-065Affordable Care Act Federal Tax Credit Information Definition
Programs that provide information about provisions in the federal tax code that may benefit individuals and employers who purchase health insurance through the ACA health insurance marketplace. Individuals may be eligible for premium tax credits that will help to lower their monthly premiums; and employers who buy insurance through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) may be eligible for a Small Business Health Care Tax Credit to help cover the cost of coverage for their employees.
LH-3500.0200-200Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Call Center/Website Definition
A consumer-focused website (HealthCare.gov) and a 24-hour consumer call center operated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) whose purpose is to ensure that individuals who need health coverage have the information they need to make choices that are right for themselves and their families or their businesses under the Affordable Care Act. When fully operational, consumers will be able to create accounts, complete an online application, and shop for qualified health plans. Key features of the website will include integration of social media, sharable content, and engagement destinations for consumers to get more information. Web chat functionality will be available to support additional consumer inquiries. The ongoing functions of the call center are to serve consumers who are uncomfortable with a computer environment, handle coverage complaints, work with people whose income changes may impact their eligibility for a subsidy or other benefits and help people who have other questions that haven't been answered locally.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.