How do I get health insurance for myself?

Visit to apply for benefits through the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace or you’ll be directed to your state’s health insurance marketplace website. Marketplaces, prices, subsidies, programs, and plans vary by state. Contact the Marketplace Call Center.

Does Utah have its own marketplace?

Utah uses the federally run marketplace ( for individuals. Five health insurance companies offer plans through the exchange for individuals and families.

Does Utah have affordable HealthCare?

Utah expanded eligibility for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in in 2019, making Utah residents with incomes up to the federal poverty level eligible for Medicaid.

How much does a single person spend on health insurance?

In 2020, the average national cost for health insurance is $456 for an individual and $1,152 for a family per month.

How do you qualify for affordable health care?

To qualify for Obamacare subsidies you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You are currently living in the United States.
  2. You are a US citizen or legal resident.
  3. You are not currently incarcerated.
  4. Your income is no more than 400% (or 500% in 2021 and 2022) of the FPL.

What is considered low income in Utah?

Federal Income Guidelines for Salt Lake City, UT MSA | Section 8 Income Limits

Income Limit Category Persons in Family
1 2
Very Low (50%) Income Limits ($) 32,300 36,900
Extremely Low Income Limits ($)* 19,400 22,150
Low (80%) Income Limits ($) 51,650 59,000

What is best health insurance for individual?

1. Best for Customer Service: Cigna. Cigna was ranked as a top health insurance provider in the J.D. Power 2019 Customer Satisfaction Study. It offers

  • 2. Best for Health and Wellness Programs: Aetna.
  • 3. Best for Virtual Care: UnitedHealthcare.
  • 4. Best for Provider Choice: Blue Cross Blue Shield.
  • 5. Best for Affordable Coverage: Kaiser Permanente.
  • How to purchase individual health insurance?

    You buy individual health insurance plan on your own. You can purchase it from your state’s health insurance marketplace or directly from the insurance companies. You can get the ACA plan from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 in most states unless you qualify for a special enrollment period.

    What are individual health plans available for insurance?

    Individual health plans are those insurance plans that a person buys on their own. Most health insurance plans are through employers. For those who own their own business or aren’t offered health insurance through their place of employment, individual health plans are necessary.

    What should I look for in a health insurance plan?

    The basic things you should look for in a private health insurance policy include low premiums, low deductibles and copayments, good coverage, doctors you trust in the network, and a company you can trust.