Some programmers in San Francisco came up with a way to preview plan costs from ACA insurance providers without risking individual’s privacy. They created a simple Web site that will look up plans available to people by zip code, age, and plan benefit levels, no registration required. It gives prices and contact information for the various plans so people can go directly to the insurance provider they want, confirm the prices and sign up without the government middleman.
This tool illustrates health insurance premiums and subsidies for people purchasing insurance on their own in new health insurance exchanges (or “Marketplaces”) created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Beginning in October 2013, middle-income people under age 65, who are not eligible for coverage through their employer, Medicaid, or Medicare, can apply for tax credit subsidies available through state-based exchanges.
This is a slide show that details how to access healthcare options in the state of Indiana