Affordable Care Act (ACA) Resources

Get answers about the Health Insurance Marketplace & Obamacare

As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), U.S. citizens and legal residents will be required to have qualifying health coverage by January 1, 2014.  In preparation for this, a health care exchange (a place where consumers can purchase subsidized health insurance coverage) will be available beginning October 1, 2013.

Michigan has chosen to use the federal exchange for health insurance rather than implementing a state-based exchange.  The federal exchange can be found at HealthCare.gov.

If an individual wishes their health insurance to begin January 1, 2014, they must enroll by mid-December. Open enrollment will close on March 31, 2014.

Individuals can apply for health care insurance by:

 Information Resources provided by HealthCare.gov

Additional Affordable Care Act and Health Care Resources

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