Thursday, September 10, 2015

Add health coverage to your back to school list

College Blog Post
Now that school’s back in session, don’t forget about putting one of the most important things on your college must-have list: health coverage. 
Getting health coverage may be easier and cheaper than you think. College student have several options:
  • Health coverage through your college.
  • Staying covered under your parent’s health plan until you turn 26.
  • If you’re under 30, you can buy a Catastrophic health plan to protect yourself from worst-case scenarios.
  • You can enroll in a 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace plan starting on November 1, 2015. Most people qualify for financial help to lower premium costs.
  • You may qualify for Medicaid, a combined state and federal program that provides coverage to people with limited income. 
Learn more about health coverage for young adults.
The HealthCare.gov Team

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