Get Covered: A one-page guide to the
Health Insurance Marketplace
      Even though the Government is Shut Down, about 100,000 Delawareans still remain uninsured.  The opportunity to purchase medical insurance in the marketplace is a step in the right direction.  To find out what you and/or family are eligible for,
Go to:  https://www.healthcare.gov/.  Remember, the insurance monthly rate you qualify for is based on a number of factors:  household size, income and age.  If you have a pre-existing condition, you will not be denied coverage under the Affordable Healthcare Act. 
     You’re considered covered if you have MedicareMedicaidCHIP, any job-based plan, anyplan you bought yourselfCOBRAretiree coverageTRICARE, VA health coverage, or some other kinds of health coverage.

On April 1, 2014, you’ll have to pay a penalty of $95 per adult, $47.50 per child, or 1% of your income (whichever is higher). The fee increases every year. Some people may qualify for an exemption to this fee. 

    Let us know about your experience applying for health insurance through the Delaware Market Exchange.

All the best,
Dr. Anderson

“….the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die.”  Former Senator, Ted Kennedy


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