ACA/Health Insurance Marketplace Information

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was enacted to help the millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans obtain health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

The Marketplace provides health insurance options as well as coverage enrollment for individuals, families, and small businesses.

Marketplace Open Enrollment for 2019 runs from:
November 1, 2018 – December 15, 2018

Individuals may also qualify for Special Enrollment Periods outside of Open Enrollment if they experience certain events. (See Special Enrollment Period and Qualifying Life Event)

Certified Application Counselors

Temple University Health System has been designated as an official CMS Certified Application Counselor (CAC) Organization and we have trained knowledgeable staff able to assist you in choosing a plan that is right for you.

Our Certified Application Counselors are available at the locations and telephone numbers below. Please call for information or to set-up an appointment. Appointments are strongly recommended.

Temple University Hospital
3401 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-707-7608 or 215-707-9107
*Available 7 days a week from 8am-5pm

Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus
100 East Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124
*Available Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm

Jeanes Hospital
7601 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
*Available Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm

Fox Chase Cancer Center
7601 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
*Available Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm

You can also apply for Medicaid or CHIP at any time of the year.

To apply online for health coverage, or to learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace, visit the official CMS website at: https://www.healthcare.gov/.