Our Lungs and the Affordable Care Act
Everyone needs quality and affordable healthcare, especially people with lung cancer and chronic lung diseases like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and interstitial lung disease.
Quality, Affordable Healthcare for People with Lung Disease Is Available
People with lung disease now have access to the healthcare they need because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Know Your Benefits.
Learn About Shopping for Health Insurance
Choosing A Health Insurance Plan
- How to Use the Marketplace to Buy Health Insurance
- Choosing a Health Insurance Plan: Lung Disease Patients
- Choosing a Health Insurance Plan: Tobacco Users
Get Covered Today
Apply now for healthcare coverage through HealthCare.gov. The open enrollment period for state marketplace plans is Nov. 1, 2019 – Dec. 15, 2019, although a few states have longer enrollment periods. However, if you or your child are eligible for CHIP or Medicaid, you are getting married, having a baby, losing other insurance coverage, or moving, you can enroll for healthcare at any time.
For more information for Healthcare Enrollment Assisters and the tobacco surcharge, please see our Assisters Toolkit.
Page Last Updated: October 8, 2019
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