Former Inmates for Change

Just released from Jail or Prison and need Health Insurance ?

Affordable Care Act Insurance

If you’re incarcerated, you can’t buy a Marketplace plan. Once you’re released, you can use the Marketplace to get health coverage.

For the Marketplace, “incarcerated” means serving a term in prison or jail.

You’re not incarcerated if you’re:

After release from incarceration

Once released, you have a 60-day Special Enrollment Period

 to apply for and select a plan for Marketplace coverage. When you apply for health coverage, you might qualify for lower costs on monthly premiums and out-of-pocket costs.