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Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance and Exchanges

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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance and Exchanges.

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PA Health Law Project Toll-Free Helpline - Call: 1-800-274-3258

The PA Health Law Project provides free legal services and advocacy to Pennsylvanians having trouble accessing publicly funded health care coverage or services. For assistance, call the PHLP Helpline at 1-800-274-3258 or 1-866-236-6310 TTY or e-mail the PHLP at staff@phlp.org. Information from the PHLP is also available online at www.phlp.org.

Pennie - Pennsylvania's Health Care Marketplace

Pennie provides information on health care coverage available and how to sign up. All Pennsylvanians can search and choose coverage from November to January 15. After January 15th, folks who experience a Qualifying Life Event are still eligible to apply for financial assistance and shop for health insurance. Visit their website to learn more on qualifying life events.

Pennie - Pennsylvania's Health Care Marketplace

Pennie provides information on health care coverage available and how to sign up. All Pennsylvanians can search and choose coverage from November to January 15. After January 15th, folks who experience a Qualifying Life Event are still eligible to apply for financial assistance and shop for health insurance. Visit their website to learn more on qualifying life events.

Federal Court Finder

Find a federal court location by location or court name, including appellate, district, bankruptcy, probation and pretrial office, or federal defender organization. Each District Court has its own local forms which are generally available on the Court website.

Pennie - Pennsylvania's Health Care Marketplace

Pennie provides information on health care coverage available and how to sign up. All Pennsylvanians can search and choose coverage from November to January 15. After January 15th, folks who experience a Qualifying Life Event are still eligible to apply for financial assistance and shop for health insurance. Visit their website to learn more on qualifying life events.

Get ready to apply for health insurance

Information from HealthCare.gov on some steps you can take to prepare to apply for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Getting Health Coverage outside Open Enrollment - Special Enrollment Periods

HealthCare.gov provides information on enrolling for health care through the Health Insurance Marketplace if you have a life event that qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period, even if the Open Enrollment Period is over.

Are you eligible to use the Marketplace?

Information from HealthCare.gov about the requirements you must meet to be eligible to enroll in health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Health coverage rights and protections - How the health care law protects you

Information from HealthCare.gov on the rights and protections provided to you by the Affordable Care Act.

The Affordable Care Act's New Patient's Bill of Rights

Information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the new Patient's Bill of Rights under the Affordable Care Act which will help children (and eventually all Americans) with pre-existing conditions gain coverage and keep it, protect all American's choice of doctors, and end lifetime limits on the care consumers may receive. These new protections apply to nearly all health insurance plans

Understanding Health Insurance Terms

This glossary from HealthCare.gov explains many of the terms you hear when reading about or discussing health care coverage.

The Affordable Care Act, VA, and You

This fact sheet from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs provides information on what you should know about VA Health Care & the Affordable Care Act.

Affordable Care Act Information Returns Corrections Process (Video/Webinar)

This webinar from the Internal Revenue Service explains the process for making corrections to Affordable Care Act Information Returns.

Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

This tool from the Kaiser Family Foundation illustrates health insurance premiums and subsidies for people purchasing insurance on their own in new health insurance exchanges (or “Marketplaces”) created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The Affordable Care Act, VA, and You

This fact sheet from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs provides information on what you should know about VA Health Care & the Affordable Care Act.

Impact of COVID-19 Stimulus Payments and Pandemic Unemployment Benefits on Health Insurance Eligibility

Summary of the new COVID-19 economic benefits and information on whether and how they impact eligibility for Medicaid, CHIP and subsidized Marketplace insurance.

Need Health Insurance and Not Working in Your Prior Job? Act Now!

If you are not working because you are on leave, on layoff, or have lost your job, you should look at the following options for health care for yourself and your family. You should secure coverage within 60 DAYS of when you lose coverage through your employer, or you will lose the opportunity to get affordable benefits through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace until the end of the year.

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