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Exchange Health Care Applications Released

May 01, 2013

Posted by Katie Vlietstra-  On April 30th, the Department of Health and Human Services released the new, simplified exchange health care application for both individuals and families. 

The simplified application process will allow for the individual or head of household applying for health insurance to verify possibly eligibility in other federally administered health care programs, including the Health Insurance Marketplace (exchanges), Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and access to tax credits to pay for premiums. 

Applications to secure health insurance in the marketplace will be accepted starting on October 1, 2013, but we recommend spending some time and familiarizing yourself with the application so that you are ready to go when the marketplace opens for business.

Market Place Consumer Application- Individual

Market Place Consumer Application- Family

Market Place Consumer Application- Individual without Financial Assistance

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