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Health Insurance Marketplace: Communication Toolkit for Health Agencies

The US Department of Health and Human Services launched the Health Insurance Marketplace in October 2013 to make it easier for citizens to compare health coverage options and find plans that meet their needs and fit their budgets.

State, tribal, local, and territorial health agencies can help promote the Marketplace and encourage constituents who need coverage to enroll.

To continually encourage enrollment, you can

Social Media Messages

Share Facebook messaging on your Facebook page, and also share these statuses:

  • Need health coverage? The Health Insurance Marketplace gives you a clear picture of what you’ll pay and what you’ll get before you make a choice. Visit to learn more.
  • In the Health Insurance Marketplace, you may be able to get lower costs on your monthly premium or out-of-pocket costs. Visit to learn more.
  • Americans have a way to find affordable health coverage—including many free preventive services—on the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • The Health Insurance Marketplace gears up for enrollment each October, but you don’t have to wait until then to get your questions answered. Find out what you can do NOW to prepare to enroll. Visit

Follow @HealthCareGov, retweet messages, and tweet these messages as well:

  • Visit or call 1-800-318-2596 to ask questions about enrollment.
  • The Health Insurance Marketplace will let you search your health plan options in one place. Better options, better health—visit
  • Many preventive services are available at no cost to patients. Visit for more information.
  • Wondering what the Health Insurance Marketplace is all about? Check out this simple video that explains what it can do for you.
  • Marketplace, CHIP, Medicaid. Not sure where to start? Check out to find help in your area. #GetCovered

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