Individual And Family Health Insurance Guide

Understanding Health Insurance

Navigating the world of health insurance can be challenging. How much does health insurance cost? How do I choose a plan? What’s a health insurance subsidy? When is open enrollment?


We’ve put together a series of articles to answer just those questions – and make finding health insurance easy and stress free.

How To Choose A Health Insurance Plan

Knowing the essentials will help you choose the health insurance plan that’s right for you or your family.

How The American Rescue Plan Could Help You Save

The American Rescue Plan lowers the premiums for many people who enroll in or currently have an Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace plan. See if you qualify.

Understanding Health Insurance Subsidies

You can save with a health insurance subsidy. Find out if you qualify.

How Much Does Individual Health Insurance Cost?

The cost of health insurance is a major deciding factor if you are comparing coverage options. Find out how to compare costs to find a plan that fits your needs and budget.

Open Enrollment For Health Insurance

When life changes, your health insurance should keep pace. Open enrollment is the ideal time to make changes to your health insurance plan.

Health Insurance For The Unemployed

Losing a job can be difficult. But it doesn't mean you have to lose health coverage for yourself or your family.

Qualifying Life Events For Health Insurance

Certain life changes – or qualifying events – can mean you're eligible to change your health insurance options outside of the annual open enrollment period.

Marketplace Health Insurance: How It Works

Find health insurance coverage that fits your needs and your budget on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Learn How Premium Tax Credits Help You Save

Get the details of premium tax credits and find out if you are eligible to save on your Marketplace health insurance coverage.

Special Enrollment For Health Insurance

Learn about Special Enrollment Periods and how to sign up for health insurance outside Open Enrollment.

Understanding Health Insurance Metal Levels

Know the difference between the four Health Insurance Marketplace metal levels and what it means for your coverage.

Enrolling Eligible Dependents

Learn the requirements for adding dependents to your marketplace family plan. Find out which family members are eligible for health coverage and enrollment.

ACA Family Glitch Fix

A new rule has fixed the ACA family glitch that disqualified many families from health insurance subsidies. Learn how this affects your family at Anthem.

What is an HMO?

Learn what an HMO health plan is, how it differs from a PPO, what the benefits of HMOs are, and whether they're right for you at Anthem.

Health Insurance Glossary

Consult our glossary for definitions of common terms used when discussing health insurance coverage at Anthem.

Three Basic Types of Health Insurance Plans

Learn about the three most common types of health insurance plans: HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs.

Know Your Early Retirement Health Insurance Options

Find health insurance coverage that fits your early retirement plans.

Choosing Employer (Group) Or Individual Health Insurance Coverage

Decide whether an employer or individual health insurance plan is a better fit for your healthcare needs.

What To Know About High-Deductible Health Insurance

Find out if a high-deductible health insurance plan is right for you.

Understanding The Cost Of Family Health Insurance

Explore all the costs to find the plan that provides the health insurance coverage your family needs.

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance in 2024

Find important information you need to know about the Open Enrollment Period to get health insurance coverage for the 2024 term.

What is a Silver Health Plan?

Discover key features and offerings of Silver Plan health insurance to help you decide if a Silver Plan is the right choice for you and your family.

What is a Bronze Health Plan?

Understand key features of Bronze plans, including what’s covered, associated costs, and benefits, to decide if this type of plan meets your needs.

What is a Gold Health Plan?

Explore important information about Gold plans to understand more about the benefits they offer and whether a Gold plan may be the right option for your needs.

Understanding Cost-Sharing Reductions in Health Insurance

Understand how cost-sharing reductions work, the eligibility requirements, and how they may help you save on your health plan.

Understanding Private Health Insurance

Understand private health insurance for individuals and families and how it compares to public health insurance coverage.

What to Know About Health Insurance for a Single Person

Find helpful information about the health insurance options available for single people. 

Understanding Your Health Insurance Options After COBRA Ends

Find out what health insurance options are available to you once COBRA runs out.

Adding Dental and Vision Coverage to ACA Plans

Understand your options for adding dental and vision coverage to your Health Insurance Marketplace plan.

Learning About Individual Health Insurance

Find out what individual health insurance is, explore its common features, and understand why it’s important for you.

Learning How to Buy Health Insurance for the First Time

Understand how first-time buyers can successfully choose and purchase a health insurance plan.

Understanding Health Insurance for Young Adults

Discover important information you need to know about health insurance options for young adults.

Health Insurance For The Self-Employed

Discover the health coverage options available for freelancers, independent contractors, and other self-employed workers.

Health Insurance For Green Card Holders In The United States

Green card holders qualify for health insurance in the United States. Explore coverage options and learn how to find the right plan.

Mental Health Insurance in the United States

Many insurance plans include mental healthcare. See what benefits are covered and how to choose the best health insurance for you.

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance 2025

Find out more information about ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment to get health insurance coverage for 2025.


Dental And Vision Insurance


Dental and vision coverage are a little different from your health insurance plan. This guide can help answer your important questions about costs, coverage, and waiting periods.

Find The Right Plan For You

Compare health insurance plans and find one that fits your needs.

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