The Health Insurance Marketplace


You’re not alone if you’re still confused about the Affordable Care Act and what it means in addressing your healthcare needs.  Below is a great list of local resources to help you navigate the information.

  • Healthcare Marketplace Locations
  • Foundation Communities
  • Texas Well and Healthy
  • Center for Public Policy Priorities
  • Enroll America
  • Get Covered America


  • Qualified Health Plan Worksheet
  • A one page guide to the Health Insurance Marketplace
  • Health Insurance Basics
  • How much will Marketplace insurance cost?
  • Market Application Checklist
  • FAQs from Texas Public Interest Research Group
  • Fact Sheet: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity

NAMI also offers a some helpful fact sheets:

  • Parity FAQs
  • Parity for Mental Illness

The Texas Tribune has created a helpful video to explain the Health Insurance Marketplace:

Animation: Explaining the Health Insurance Marketplace

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