Get Coverage Unemployed people

Next steps: If you’re unemployed and need coverage


  • Learn how to apply for Marketplace coverage and find out if you qualify for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or lower costs for a Marketplace insurance plan.
  • See how to report your income and household size correctly, to make sure you get the right amount of help with coverage costs.
  • Learn about exemptions from the penalty for being uninsured.
  • Learn about community health centers, where you can get medical services at prices based on your income.
  • Find local help for assistance completing your application
  • Call our customer service center for answers to your questions and help with your application.

Ready to obtain the right health insurance? Check your eligibility for free or low cost health insurance through the marketplace in 4 simple steps...