Get Covered America – sign up to learn more about your health insurance options
There are two Alaska insurers providing plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace in Alaska
Premera website – 877-773-6372
There are a variety of options for getting assistance on enrolling in insurance through the new marketplace.
Printable marketing information to post in your hospital and share with consumers is available below:
Calculator to Estimate Health Insurance Premiums – This tool estimates health insurance premiums and subsidies for people purchasing insurance in the new health insurance marketplace.
For more information on open enrollment, check out the fact sheet found here:
For more information on Special Enrollment Periods, see this page on HealthCare.gov:
This is an ASHNHA created resource for health care leaders that explains the subsidies available to Alaskan families at different income levels, gives examples of insurance policies available through the Alaska Marketplace, and explains how subsidies will be applied to monthly premium and out-of-pocket expenses.
Click here for Marketplace Subsidies in Alaska Policy Brief
Click here for Powerpoint explaining Marketplace Subsidies in Alaska
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed comprehensive health reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, into law. The ACA aims to increase the quality and affordability of health insurance; lower the uninsured rate by expanding public and private insurance coverage and reduce the costs of healthcare for individuals and the government.
Click here for Summary of the Health Reform Law
Click here for an Interactive Implementation Timeline