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Get Health Coverage: Know the Facts about the Health Insurance Marketplace

What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?

The health insurance marketplace is for people who don’t have health coverage through their job, Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP,

or another source that provides qualifying coverage. Depending on your income, you may be eligible for discounted insurance

through the marketplace.

Who is eligible to use the Marketplace?

To be eligible to use the Marketplace you must live in the United States, you must be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal resident.

When someone uses the Marketplace to compare plans they’ll see prices for all plans available to them. 

Prices will show any cost savings they may be eligible for based on their income. These lower costs are available only in the Marketplace. The marketplace will also automatically screen a person for eligibility to Medicaid and CHIP.

How do I apply?

Tejas Health Care (THC) can help you apply for marketplace health insurance coverage in one free, easy, secure, and convenient application process. Friendly, trained staff will guide you through the application process and help you determine what coverage options are best for you or your family. For more information please call 979-968-2000 or visit for more information.