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Graphic courtesy of healthcare.gov Facebook page

Graphic courtesy of healthcare.gov Facebook page

October 1, 2013: Healthcare marketplace open enrollment began.

December 23, 2013: Deadline to enroll for January 1st plans (for most people).

January 1, 2014: Healthcare coverage can start.

March 31, 2014: Open enrollment ends.

-Click here for more information on dates and deadlines.

-How can I apply for healthcare coverage? Click here.

-What is the website for the healthcare marketplace? Click here.

-What if I have a pre-existing condition? Click here.

-Click here for information on the Affordable Care Act and Alaska Natives.

-For more information on healthcare for pregnant or nursing women, click here.

-For information on the Affordable Care Act and children, click here.

-Click here if you are already enrolled in Medicaid.

-Click here if you are already enrolled in Medicare.

-Click here if you are already enrolled in Denali KidCare.

-Click here if you already receive Veterans’ benefits.

-Click here if you are already have insurance through your job.

-Click here if you are a part-time employee with no health coverage.

-Click here if you are self-employed.

-Click here if you are unemployed.

-Alaska Island Community Services (AICS) has certified application counselors. They are holding open hours for Affordable Care Act questions and counseling from 2:30-4 pm Monday through Friday. Stop by or give them a call at 907-874-2373 to schedule an appointment.

-Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is a healthcare navigator organization. Click here to check out their Affordable Care Act webpage. You can also email them at healthreform@anthc.org or call them at 907-729-7777.

If you want Q & A style answers or more detailed explanations, click here.

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