Want to learn more about Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act?

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

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. 

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. 

How can I sign up?

  • www.healthcare.gov
  • www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es/
  • Call 1-800-318-2596.  Help is available 24 hours a day, in English and Spanish.
  • TTY: 1-855-889-4325
  • There is a paper form available, but using the online form allows you to see real-time eligibility.

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.