3 Reasons to Enroll in 2019 Marketplace Coverage

Content From: HealthCare.govPublished: November 27, 20181 min read


Photo of a nurse taping someone's knee. Why it's important to have health insurance.

Cross-posted from Healthcare.gov

Why Bother with Health Insurance?

  • Health insurance provides financial protection in case you have a serious accident or illness. For example, a broken leg can cost up to $7,500. Health coverage can help protect you from high, unexpected costs.
  • With Marketplace coverage, you'll get access to preventive services — like shots and screening tests — at no cost to you. Getting recommended preventive services is a key step to good health and well-being.
  • When you apply for insurance using the Health Insurance Marketplace, you'll find out if you qualify for savings that can make insurance less expensive. Before you apply, select your household size, state, and income range to see if you may qualify for financial help.

Ready to apply? See the different ways to apply for 2019 health insurance.