Who is eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace? - Compass Insurance Advisors
  • In 2010, the Health Insurance Marketplace was created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obamacare. Any United States citizen is eligible to apply for health insurance through the Marketplace, and many people will qualify for lowered monthly payments through an advance tax credit. If you don’t qualify for a tax credit, make sure to talk to your Compass insurance agent to help you understand all of your options.

    Now more than ever before, enrolling in a healthcare plan can be very affordable due to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA was passed on March 11th, 2021 by President Biden and lowered insurance premiums for most individuals. More people than ever can take advantage of the advance tax credit.

    While any US Citizen is eligible to get health insurance on the marketplace, there are specific time periods that you can enroll. Open enrollment is usually from November 15 – December 15th. However, due to the significant impact of Covid-19, the Biden-Harris administration extended the enrollment period from November 15 – January 15, 2022.

    If you did not enroll in a healthcare plan during the enrollment period, you can still enroll if you qualify for a special enrollment period. If you do not have a special enrollment period, you enroll in a short-term insurance plan any time of the year. Short-term insurance can cover up to a year in most states.

    Even when having all the information you need to enroll in a healthcare plan, we understand that starting the process can be intimidating. A Compass Insurance Agent will have access to all main carriers thus making it easier to see and compare your different options. Contact your  Compass Health Insurance Advisor to speak to one of our licensed Insurance Agents. Remember that it is always free to get help from our agents. Give us a call at (801)901-3519.

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Need Help?

Speak To Craig Today!

(801) 879-8893

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 PM


Or Find Affordable Insurance Plans

Related Articles

Dynamic Blog Short Description

  • How to Apply for Medicaid

    What is Medicaid in Utah? Medicaid is a program that is funded by both the state and the federal government. The Utah Department of Health administers Medicaid but the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) determines someone’s qualification. Medicaid helps people with low income receive healt

    Read More
  • Health Coverage for Immigrants

    What options are available to immigrants? Many people who are not born in the United States often wonder if they can get health insurance and if they do, could they also qualify for government assistance? In this article, you will learn what kind of status qualifies for health insurance through

    Read More
  • The American Rescue Plan Act’s Effect on Health Insurance

    Due to the impact of Covid-19, President Biden passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) on March 11, 2021. One of the proponents of ARPA was to lower monthly health insurance premiums. This was done by increasing the eligibility for health insurance subsidies. Before ARPA was passed, fewer peo

    Read More
  • Health Insurance for Pre Existing Conditions

    What types of health insurance policies will cover preexisting conditions? In this article, we are going to walk you through what you need to know if you or anyone you know needs coverage due to a pre-existing condition. We will inform you of which insurance plans cover and which ones do not cover

    Read More
  • Who is eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace?

    In 2010, the Health Insurance Marketplace was created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obamacare. Any United States citizen is eligible to apply for health insurance through the Marketplace, and many people will qualify for lowered monthly payments through an advance tax credit. If yo

    Read More
  • What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?

    Imagine a food market, a place where people come to purchase their produce, a Health insurance marketplace is a place where people seek to purchase an affordable health insurance plan. The insurance marketplace is a Federal service created in 2010 by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obam

    Read More
  • How Much Does Health Insurance Cost?

    Your health insurance cost will be determined by a few factors. The main factor that determines your health insurance premiums is what federal advance premium tax credit you qualify for. Other factors include tobacco usage, location, age, plan structure, and number of dependents. Federal assista

    Read More
  • Health Insurance In Arizona

    Purchasing Health Insurance In Arizona Many states have joined in running their own Affordable Care Act exchange, however, Arizona is one of the states that still uses the Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange. Meaning, that they use the Federal marketplace and follow the dates for open enr

    Read More
  • Health Insurance In Nevada

    Purchasing Health Insurance In Nevada Nevada is one of the states that runs their own Affordable Care Act exchange. Meaning, that they don’t use the Federal marketplace. Instead, Nevada uses its own state’s marketplace for residents to choose a health insurance plan.  Medicaid/CHIP Me

    Read More

What Others Say About Us

Our Customers Love Us

Craig Habbeshaw

(801) 879-8893

No Extra Cost. Professional Guidence. Complete Protection. Simplified Enrollment. Personalized Support.