Want to learn more about the Affordable Care Act?

GetCoveredIllinois is the official health marketplace site for Illinois.  It is a source of information to help you understand the Affordable Care Act.

HealthCare.gov is a good place to learn about the Affordable Care Act and the online Marketplace.  It’s also the site you’ll visit to enroll in the Marketplace. 

The Kaiser Family Foundation is a good source of non-partisan research and analysis of health care issues.

Do I need to register with the Marketplace?

HealthCare.gov offers a questionnaire that will help you figure out if the Marketplace is for you, with only a few quick questions. 

What information will I need to enroll?

Here is a Marketplace Application Checklist

You’ll need Social Security numbers, birth dates, information about your income, like W-2s or paystubs, and information about any insurance you already have and any insurance plan you are eligible for from your employer.   

How can I sign up?

What if I want more help?

There are local agencies who have trained In Person Counselors or Navigators who are certified to provide individual help. 


Follow the links below for more information about the Affordable Care Act.


Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Understanding the Health Insurance Marketplace

La Comprensión El Mercado de Seguros Médicos


U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Insurance Marketplace

Key Features of the Affordable Care Act

Coverage for Young Adults

Preventative Care

Serving the people of Illinois


State of Illinois

Health Care Reform in Illinois

Health Insurance Options