Your guide to affordable health care

Open enrollment has ended

Still need coverage for 2018?

For most people, the deadline to enroll in or change a 2018 health insurance plan has passed. But you may still be able to enroll in 2018 coverage through a Special Enrollment Period

If you experience certain life events in 2018, like losing health coverage, or having a baby, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period so you can #GetCovered for 2018. 

Click here to find out more about Special Enrollment Periods and the life events that may qualify you.

Have questions about using your plan, making payments, filing your taxes, or anything else? Please call us at 855-733-3711, or use our online scheduler to book a free appointment for assistance.

Tax season is here.

  • Were you enrolled in Marketplace coverage 2017? Make sure to have your 1095-A form ready to reconcile premium tax credit on your tax return.
  • Were you uninsured any time during 2017? You may be eligible for an exemption from shared responsibility payment. Talk to your tax preparer about your exemptions or meet with a local navigator to find out whether you qualify.

About Navigators

NC health care navigators are trained to help consumers get affordable coverage on HealthCare.gov, the Health Insurance Marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act. Navigators help consumers understand the details of the plans available on the Marketplace, apply for financial assistance and complete the enrollment process. All navigator appointments are free and confidential. Local, in-person appointments are available near you. See below to learn more about the NC Navigator Consortium.

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Enrollment Events

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Shorter enrollment period!

Open enrollment runs from November 1, 2017, through December 15, 2017. This is a much shorter enrollment period than ever before! Don't wait to get help! Schedule your free navigator appointment today!

Financial assistance is available!

About 90% of North Carolinians who enrolled in health insurance on HealthCare.gov receive financial assistance. Monthly premiums can be less than a cell phone bill!

All plans cover comprehensive care!

All plans on HealthCare.gov cover comprehensive care, including hospital visits, prescriptions, doctor visits, mental health, maternity care and more.

New plans for 2018!

Even if you already have coverage through the Marketplace, make sure to review the new plans for 2018 to see if you can save money or get better coverage!


About the NC Navigator Consortium

This website is a service of the NC Navigator Consortium, a partnership of 12 health care, social service, and legal aid organizations that helps North Carolina consumers enroll in affordable health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. 

Members of the consortium are Access East, Capital Care Collaborative, Care Ring, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy, Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Cumberland HealthNet, HealthCare Access, HealthNet Gaston, MDC, Partnership for Community Care, Pisgah Legal Services. The consortium is led by Legal Aid of North Carolina.