You can apply through Covered California by:
- Submitting an online application on CoveredCA.com.
- Calling 1-800-300-1506 (TTY: 1-888-4500), Monday to Friday, from 8AM to 6PM PT; Saturdays from 8AM to 5PM.
- Applying in person with a certified enroller, insurance agent, or county services agency.
- Mailing a paper application.
Who is eligible for Obamacare in California?
To be eligible for premium assistance, an individual must: Be a U.S. citizen, a U.S. national or a lawfully present immigrant buying coverage through Covered California. Have an annual household income between 138 percent and 400 percent* of the federal poverty level (FPL).
How do I qualify for Obamacare?
In general, you may be eligible for tax credits to lower your premium if you are single and your annual 2019 income is between $12,140 to $48,560 or if your household income is between $20,780 to $83,120 for a family of three (the lower income limits are higher in states that expanded Medicaid).
What is the minimum income to qualify for Covered California?
According to Covered California income guidelines and salary restrictions, if an individual makes less than $47,520 per year or if a family of four earns wages less than $97,200 per year, then they qualify for government assistance based on their income.
Is Covered CA the same as Obamacare?
With Obamacare, no insurance company can deny health insurance based on pre-existing conditions. There is a state run marketplace, Covered California, where you can compare prices.
Where can I go to apply for Obamacare in person?
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, apply, and enroll in person.
How much is the fine for no health insurance in California?
Some people qualify for an exemption from this requirement, and they do not have to obtain health insurance or pay a tax penalty. The annual penalty is the greater of: $695 for each adult and $347.50 for each child, up to $2,085 per family.
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