You can apply for a 2018 Marketplace health plan using any of the methods below:
Before you apply: Preview 2018 plans with personalized price estimates.
|If you apply this way…||You’ll do this|
|Online||How you apply depends on whether you’re new to the Marketplace
New to HealthCare.gov? Create an account.
Have a 2017 plan? Log in to update your application, compare plans, and renew or change for 2018.
|By phone||A customer service representative helps you fill out an application, review your choices, and enroll in coverage.
How: Contact the Marketplace Call Center.
|With in-person help||Assisters in your community with special Marketplace training help you fill out an application and enroll.
How: Enter your ZIP code to see a list of groups and people near you.
|Through an agent or broker||Agents and brokers help you apply and enroll. (You pay no more with an agent or broker; some may sell only certain companies’ plans.)
How: Enter your ZIP code to see a list that includes both agents/brokers and other assisters.
|By mail||Fill out and mail in a paper application. You’ll get eligibility results in the mail within 2 weeks. Create an online account or use the Marketplace Call Center to enroll.
How: Download the 2018 Marketplace application (PDF) and instructions (PDF).