1. Applying for Health Coverage will not affect an ongoing application for U.S. citizenship.
  2. Regardless of your immigration status you may still be eligible to receive Emergency Health Coverage.
  3. You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP). Eligibility is based on household income and household size.
  4. If you have children, your citizenship does not affect their application for Health Coverage. If your children are U.S. citizens, they may still be eligible for full coverage.
  5. If your household income is too high to qualify for the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), your children may still be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
  6. If you are found eligible for the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), you will not have to make any monthly payments until December 31.
  7. If you are not eligible for the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), you may still be able to receive Health Coverage through the Marketplace.
  8. Open Enrollment for Marketplace is November 1 – December 15. However, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period which would allow you to apply and receive Health Coverage outside of Open Enrollment.
  9. If you need immediate Health Coverage and meet the eligibility requirements under the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), a Navigator may be able to process a Presumptive Eligibility Application for you. This would allow you temporary coverage.
  10. If you have Medicare coverage, you may also be eligible for additional Medicaid coverage.

If you have any questions or need help getting insurance, call (1-888) 580-1060 Ext. 4405 to speak with a HealthLinc Navigator today.



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