Health Insurance Exchange

This page is intended to help you sort through and understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect you and your family.

News and Updates

3/11/2015 Update from Your Health Idaho:

In light of recent news from, Your Health Idaho wants to remind customers and Idahoans who may be interested in buying health insurance the deadline to sign up for coverage has passed for 2015. It was recently announced that states with health insurance exchanges run by the federal government will have a special open enrollment period for individuals who want to purchase health insurance in 2015 after paying a fee for not being covered last year.

After careful consideration and coordination with key stakeholders, Your Health Idaho has decided not to offer a special enrollment period for individuals who pay a penalty for not enrolling in health insurance coverage in 2014.

Now that Open Enrollment has ended, Idahoans can sign up for health insurance coverage in 2015 if they experience a qualifying life event, such as getting married, moving or having a baby. A complete list of those qualifying life events and more information about special enrollment periods can be found Idahoans who have questions or need additional assistance should click on Find Help Near You to find an agent or broker near them who can assist.

Tax form information: click here.


Information about the Idaho exchange

This year, Idaho is running its own health insurance exchange. This means that instead of enrolling via the federal website, Idahoans will need to go to to purchase insurance on the exchange marketplace. Click here for a related press release issued by Your Health Idaho.

Need help signing up for ACA Health Insurance?

Contact our Enrollment Counselor, Rubi Valdez
You can reach her at (208) 354-6348 or
All services are free.

Helpful Information

What do the plans cover?

10 Essential Health Benefits

Every insurance plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace has to cover what are called “Essential Health Benefits”. Though each plan has to cover these items, the degree to which they are covered will depend on whatever specific plan is selected. The benefits are:

  1.  Ambulatory patient services
  2. Emergency Services
  3. Hospitalization
  4. Maternity and newborn care
  5. Mental Health and substance use disorder services including behavioral health treatment
  6. Prescription drugs
  7. Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices
  8. Laboratory services
  9. Preventative and wellness services and chronic disease management
  10. Pediatric services including oral and vision care.
Learn more about Your Health Idaho
  • Visit for complete information about the Idaho Health Insurance Exchange
  • Call the Customer Resource Center toll free at (855)-YH-Idaho (855) 944-3246.
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Not an Idaho resident?

Find out how your state is participating in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit or call toll free (800) 318-2596.



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