When you manage food allergies, and other conditions like asthma or eczema, health insurance can be very important. But health care can also be confusing. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gives people the opportunity to get health insurance if they can’t get coverage through an employer, Medicare, Medicaid or elsewhere. People with ACA coverage also cannot be denied for pre-existing conditions.
These resources will walk you through the process, answer common questions and help you learn more about health insurance.
Health Insurance Marketplace Guide for Asthma and Allergies
What is open enrollment? How do you enroll in a Marketplace plan on Healthcare.gov? What’s the difference between a Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum plan? What do you need to consider if you have food allergies or asthma? Get answers to these questions and more, with additional resources so you can be prepared before you sign up for Marketplace insurance.
Understanding Health Care Changes
Each year, there are new changes to the ACA. Before you purchase a plan, you need to be aware of changes for the upcoming year. This summary of ACA changes provides helpful information like essential terms and how to get more help.
What to Do If You Can’t Afford Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
Even with health insurance, life-saving epinephrine might not be affordable for everyone. Learn what options are available and how to reduce your out-of-pocket cost on the epinephrine auto-injectors currently available in the U.S.
Updated November 2022