Health Insurance Enrollment
As part of our mission to increase access to health care for low-income, uninsured members of our community, Anchorage Project Access has Certified Application Counselors available to assist individuals and families apply for affordable health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and or Medicare.
You do not need to be an active APA patient to access these services.
For questions or to schedule an appointment please contact:
Eligibility & Outreach Coordinator
Direct: (907) 743-6610
Text: (907) 931-0056
Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace:
The Health Insurance Marketplace is a platform that offers insurance plans to individuals, families, and small businesses. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also called ‘Obamacare’, established the Marketplace as a means to extend health insurance coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. The Marketplace is available to those who do not have access to health insurance through employer-sponsored plans or whose employers’ plans are too expensive. The Marketplace enables various insurers to compete for customers by offering a variety of plans based on cost and need.
Medicaid is a program created by the federal government and is the primary public program for financing basic health and long-term care services for low-income Alaskans. The program focuses on coverage for low-income children, pregnant women, families, adults without dependent children, adults between the ages of 19 and 64, the elderly, blind and the permanently disabled.
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 years or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).