What is the Marketplace?
Now there's an easier way to search for health coverage: the new, online Health Insurance Marketplace (sometimes called "Exchange"). The Marketplace is designed to help you find health insurance that fits your budget, with less hassle.
Benefits of the Marketplace
Thanks to the Marketplace, for the very first time, consumers will be able to:
All health plans offered on the Marketplace must cover a comprehensive set of benefits, including physician visits, preventive care, hospital stays, and prescriptions. Plans must also treat everyone fairly; discrimination against pre-existing conditions will be banned. Coverage starts as soon as January 1, 2014.
Choosing a Plan on the Marketplace
Remember, our Certified Application Counselors are guide you through the process of applying for and enrolling in a plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Financial Assistance at the Marketplace
Application and Enrollment Process
Watch these videos to get an overview of the application and enrollment process on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Remember, our Certified Application Counselors are available to assist you throughout the process.
Ready to Apply?
Visit HealthCare.gov to apply.
You may also download a paper application and submit it by mail. You may call HealthCare.gov's support line toll-free at (800) 318-2596.
Where can I go for more information?
Certified Application Counselors
Our Certified Application Counselors are specially trained to answer your questions and assist you in using the Health Insurance Marketplace. This team hosts regular events for the public throughout Sarasota County.
Visit HealthCare.Gov - home of the Health Insurance Marketplace