2. The shopping period for insurance plans begins October 1, 2013, and coverage starts January 1, 2014.
3. Many young people will be eligible for insurance that costs under $150 per month.
4. Obamacare gives you more insurance plan options—even people who are currently insured could benefit from discounted rates and ultimately pay less by switching to a federally sponsored plan.
5. There are four different “metal tiers” available under Obamacare. You should pick the plan that not only fits your budget, but also accommodates your healthcare needs.
Learn more about plan prices for young people in New York and California with our new Obamacare Plan Finder.
Find more state-specific information at your state’s health insurance marketplace:
Arkansas Health Connector Website
Covered California Website
Connect for Health Colorado Website
Access Health CT Website
District of Columbia
DC Health Link Website
Maryland Health Connection Website
Massachusetts Health Connector Website
Nevada Health Link Website
New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange Website
New York State of Health Website
Cover Oregon Website
HealthSource RI Website
Avenue H Website
Vermont Health Connect Website
Washington Health Plan Finder Website
If your state isn’t above, it probably isn’t sponsoring it’s own marketplace. Check out the federal marketplace here: