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

Get Covered Today

Apply now for healthcare coverage through 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.

  • How to Use the Marketplace to Buy Health Insurance

  • Health Insurance Marketplaces 101

  • Buyer Beware: Short-Term Limited Duration Health Plans for 2019

  • Choosing a Health Insurance Plan: Lung Disease Patients

  • Choosing a Health Insurance Plan: Tobacco Users


Page last updated: March 6, 2020

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