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Other Types of Coverage

Not all coverage happens within the health insurance marketplace.

Where To Find Help Enrolling in Healthcare Coverage

There are man resources to help you find good coverage.

Health Insurance

There are many available resources to help you understand and navigate the health insurance market.

Health Insurance Term Dictionary

Decode some of the terminology used in health insurance here.

Parts of Medicare Affected by the Affordable Care Act

Some parts of Medicare are changing because of the ACA.

Tax Credits

Tax credits help people who can't afford coverage.

Do Plans Offered Through the Health Insurance Marketplace Have Big Out-of-Pocket Costs?

Out-of-pocket costs depend on the plan, but there is a cap.

Costs and Assistance With Costs

Learn what helps you have to pay for coverage.

What Happens if I Don't Satisfy the Individual Mandate?

Without an exemption, you pay a tax penalty.

Discrimination and the New Rules About Insurance Premiums

The ACA forbids discrimination and setting premiums based on anything other than age, location, tobacco use, and family composition.

Comparing and Understanding Plans

Responses to commonly asked questions.

Grandfathered Plans

A plan that has existed since before the Affordable Care Act was passed.

How Do I Find Out What Drugs a Plan Covers?

Health insurers keep lists of drugs that are covered under each plan.

Can a Person's Health Condition Affect Their Coverage?

No, you are protected from this happening.

Navigating Health Plans

Getting adequate coverage is important for you and your loved ones. Make sure you know what you need.

Health Insurance & Affordable Care Act

There are many available resources to help you understand and navigate the health insurance market.

Healthcare Reform Overview

Learn what "Obamacare" is and what changed with it.

What Services/Benefits Must Plans Cover?

Find out what protection a plan must have.

What if I Don't Need All of the Benefits in a Plan?

No, you can't take benefits out of a plan.

Preventive Benefits

Preventive Benefits screen for early detection of health conditions and many are usually covered.

In-Network and Out-of-Network

Figure out which providers are in your network and be sure to use them.


Enrollment is typically annual, but there are some special exceptions

Available Plans Through the Health Insurance Marketplace

Health plans sold through the Health Insurance Marketplace must meet comprehensive coverage standards for items and services.

How to Keep Safe and Avoid Fraud While Looking For a Plan

NEVER sign something until you have read it and made sure you understand every line.

Who Can Buy a Plan Through the Health Insurance Marketplace?

The majority of Kansans are able to buy a plan through the marketplace.

What Is the Health Insurance Marketplace?

Learn where to shop for health insurance.

"Accreditation Status” and “Consumer Experience”

See how people are satisfied with their plan and make sure the plan is certified.

Exemptions to the Individual Mandate

There are some cases where there is no penalty to not having coverage.

What if I Already Have Health Insurance Coverage?

Make sure you have basic essential coverage.

People Who Can Help You Make Decisions About Coverage

Understand insurance agents, navigators, and certified application counselors.

Shopping for Health Insurance Coverage

Getting the best coverage isn't as hard as you think, it just takes a little time.

Health Insurance Marketplace Basics

Find out what you need to know to keep yourself covered.