Affordable Care Act: AI/AN Special Provisions

Important: Members of federally-recognized Tribes and Alaska Native shareholders can enroll in Marketplace coverage any time of year. There is no limited enrollment period for these groups, and they can change plans as often as once a month.

 

The Affordable Care Act and Indian Country

Special provisions for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which include:

  • Special monthly enrollment status
  • Zero cost-sharing plan option for household incomes at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Level
  • Limited cost-sharing plan option for household incomes above 300% of the Federal Poverty Level
  • No copays, deductibles, coinsurance for zero and limited cost-sharing plans when receiving care from Indian health care providers

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