Health Insurance Marketplace
The Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage. It can help if you do not have coverage now or if you have it but want to look at other options. You can learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace and options for you at www.healthcare.gov.
KidCare! DenaliKidCare is a State of Alaska program designed to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need. Denali KidCare provides excellent health insurance coverage for children and teens through age 18, and for pregnant women who meet income guidelines.
Medicaid is an “entitlement program” created by the federal government, but administered by the state, to provide payment for medical services for low-income citizens. People qualify for Medicaid by meeting federal income and asset standards and by fitting into a specified eligibility.
Anchorage Project Access
Anchorage Project Access mission is to increase access to health care for low income uninsured members of our community by using a volunteer network of providers working in a coordinated fashion to create a compassionate, respectful, equitable, accountable and efficient program of necessary services for those in need. Anchorage Project Access is a free or low cost short term healthcare program for low income residents who live in the Municipality of Anchorage and need medical care. All health care services you receive through Project Access have been donated by Anchorage community health care providers. Here is the website:
Medicare is a health insurance program for:
- People age 65 or older
- People under age 65 with certain disabilities
- People of all ages with End-Stage Renal Disease