Help with Health Insurance
Coverage is Available
Free health insurance navigator services are available in a community or from a computer near you!
Starting in April 2023 and continuing for several months, all Medicaid members will have to renew their health coverage. If you receive a notice that you are no longer eligible for Medicaid and need help finding new coverage, request local help or schedule an appointment today. You can also call us at (833) 628-4467 or (833) NAV-4INS with questions or to schedule an appointment. Services are available in-person, online and by phone, and in multiple languages.
Understanding Health Insurance
You deserve the peace of mind that comes with having health insurance. Learn more below about open enrollment periods, ways that you can apply for health insurance, and other tools and resources for navigating the health insurance process.
Health Insurance Eligibility
Open Enrollment for the Marketplace is now closed, but you can still get health insurance coverage if you qualify for the following:
- A Special Enrollment Period due to a recent life event, such as losing other coverage, moving, getting married, or having a baby.
- Medicaid or a new Special Enrollment Period based on estimated household income.
Do you already have Medicaid? New changes are coming to Medicaid in Ohio, so make sure your contact information is up to date. Learn more here.
How to Apply for Health Insurance
There are several ways you can shop for and enroll in a health insurance plan:
Schedule an appointment
with a local trained Navigator who can walk you through the process and help you find a plan.
Call our toll-free hotline at (833) 628-4467 or (833) NAV-4INS
with questions or to schedule an appointment.
Visit Healthcare.gov to shop on your own for a Marketplace plan.
Medicaid coverage is also available in Ohio year-round for individuals and families with qualifying incomes. You can apply today at benefits.ohio.gov.
Tools and Resources
Use these resources to see if you can save money on your health insurance premiums.
Premium tax credits can mean big savings.
Learn more about the savings you may be eligible for when buying health insurance - see how much you could save.
Had a recent life change?
Wondering if losing your job, having a baby, moving, or another change might make you eligible to enroll in coverage outside of open enrollment? Use this screener to check.
Share Your Story
Thousands of Ohioans just like you could benefit from health insurance coverage. You can help raise awareness by sharing your story through this form.
Are you an Ohio organization looking to spread the word? Order free marketing materials here.
Schedule An Appointment
Need help with your health insurance application? Trained Navigators are available for free to help you compare plans to find the insurance that meets your needs and your budget.
Get started now! Enter your zip code below to schedule an appointment with a local trained Navigator.
About Get Covered Ohio
Get Covered Ohio is a collaborative effort to connect Ohioans to free information and assistance exploring their health insurance options, enrolling in health coverage, and understanding and using their coverage. It is led by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and includes eight local and regional organizations providing Navigator services.
Community partners interested in working together to spread the word about Get Covered Ohio services can contact Zach Reat at the Ohio Association of Foodbanks at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 301-2040.