Outreach and Enrollment


Outreach & Enrollment

Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace is set up to facilitate the purchase of health insurance in Georgia in accordance with Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Marketplace provides individuals with a set of government-regulated and standardized healthcare plans from which individuals may purchase health insurance at a lower cost.





4 Ways to Apply for Coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace

  • Apply online. Visit HealthCare.gov to get started.
  • Apply by phone. Call 1-800-318-2596 to apply for a health insurance plan and enroll over the phone. (TTY: 1-855-889-4325)
  • Apply in person. Visit a trained counselor in your community to get information and apply in person. Find help in your area at LocalHelp.HealthCare.gov.

Apply by mail. Complete a paper application and mail it in.  You can download the paper application form and instructions from HealthCare.gov.

SCAM & FRAD Behaviors

Scams & Fraudulent Behavior related to ACA

We are hearing about consumer scams and websites that are similar to healthcare.gov in name and basic design, but are not and are asking for consumer PII, bank info and sometimes charging fees to sign up for health insurance.

As a friendly reminder, here are two good resources for consumers about protecting themselves in the Marketplace:

Please also read this article:
Tax Scams Are Targeting Uninsured, I.R.S. Warns

Special Enrollment Period

Special Enrollment Period is available fromFebruary 1st through March 31st, 2016for consumers who:

  1. Are not currently enrolled in 2016 coverage through the FFM
  2. Are not receiving APTC in 2016 because they failed to file a tax return for 2014 and reconcile their APTC, and
  3. Subsequently filed their 2014 tax return and reconciled their 2014 APTC.
GAPHC’s Federally Certified Navigators can HELP (844) 442-7421 - Contact us today for moreinformation or to schedule an appointment with a Navigator for enrollment assistance/ education!

Special Enrollment Qualifications

Open Enrollment is over but you can still obtainHealth Insurance Coverage if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period!

  • Getting married
  • Having a baby
  • Adopting a child or placing a child for adoption or foster care
  • Losing other health coverage
  • Permanently moving outside your plan’s coverage area
  • Gaining citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S.
  • Gaining or continuing status as a member of an Indian tribe or an Alaska Native
  • Leaving incarceration
  • Turning age 26 or older and aging off your parent’s plan
  • AmeriCorps members starting or ending their service
  • Change in your income that affects the coverage you qualify for

Reminder: Medicaid & Planning for Healthy Babies (P4HB) Enrollment is year round!

GAPHC’s Federally Certified Navigators can HELP! (844) 442-7421 - Contact us today for more Information or to schedule an appointment with a Navigator for enrollment assistance/education!



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