Health Care Resources
In March 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. While many provisions of the law have already taken effect, more provisions will be implemented in the future beginning with the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace on October 1, 2013.
The best resource to get up-to-date and accurate information is healthcare.gov or by calling 1-800-318-2596. This assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Importantly, a Spanish version of the site can be found at cuidadodesalud.gov.
Answers To Common Questions:
What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?
What is the Marketplace in Texas?
Why should I have health coverage?
What if I have job-based insurance?
How much will Marketplace health insurance cost?
How can I get lower costs on Marketplace coverage?
What does Marketplace health insurance cover?
What do small businesses need to know?
What if I'm self-employed?
What if I have a pre-existing health condition?
What if someone doesn't have health coverage in 2014?
What are my rights and protections?
Do I qualify for Medicaid in Texas?