The new ObamaCare Health Insurance Marketplace is run by
the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
marketplace.cms.gov is a site with a link to healthcare.gov
The Health Insurance Marketplaces in each U.S. state will help residents locate health insurance coverage that fits their needs by offering personalized help. In 2014, Health Insurance Marketplaces will provide individuals, families, and small businesses with a new way to buy the right, affordable health care insurance.
By filling out one single application, you will be able to find out if you qualify for health benefit plans not only in the marketplace, but other programs like Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), tax credits, and cost-sharing reductions.
Open Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace begins October 1, 2013.
HOW IT WORKS
You can go to healthcare.gov or Marketplace.cms.gov
The CMS Marketplace (also known as an Exchange) is for qualiﬁed individuals and employers to directly compare certain competitive private health insurance optons, known as Qualiﬁed Health Plans. Based on of price, quality, and other factors. The Marketplace will help enhance competition in the health insurance market, improve choice of affordable health insurance, and give small businesses similar advantages as large businesses.
When key parts of the health care law take effect, there will be a new way to buy health insurance: the Health Insurance Marketplace.
-Enrollment starts October 1, 2013
-Coverage begins as soon as January 1, 2014
When you shop at the CMS Health Insurance Marketplace, informaton about prices and beneﬁts is written in plain language you can understand, so you don’t have to guess about your costs. You get a clear picture of what you're paying and what you're getting before you make a choice.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - CMS - is a United States federal agency and a branch of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The agency administers Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) program in partnership with state governments. And also private health insurance programs including Health Insurance Marketplaces, and provides information for health professionals, regional governments, and consumers.
CMS's Medicare program is the United States' largest health care insurer, handling more than 1 billion medical claims per year. Medicare/Medicaid provide healthcare insurance for over 100 million Americans.