Affordable Care Act

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Benefits of the Affordable Care Act

  • Receive tax credits to help afford quality coverage
  • Won't be denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions
  • Won't be charged more because of health status or gender
  • Get preventive care with no out-of-pocket costs
  • Young adults under 26 can join parents' plan
  • Pay less for prescription drugs
  • Guaranteed access for all to preventive services
  • No lifetime limits on coverage

How the Affordable Care Act is working for Vermont

  • More than 44,000 uninsured Vermonters are eligible to enroll in the new health insurance marketplace
  • 84% of eligible uninsured Vermonters may get tax credits or Medicaid
  • 5,000 more young adults in Vermont now have coverage through their parents' plan
  • Vermonters received more than $126,810 in rebates from insurers -- an average of $58.00 per family
  • In Vermont, seniors on Medicare saved $14 million on prescription drugs because of the Affordable Care Act
  • More than 109,000 women in Vermont will now have guaranteed access to additional preventive services without cost-sharing

Learn more about Vermont's health insurance marketplace at Vermont Health Connect -- 855-899-9600.