Can I sign up for coverage under a Public Health Insurance Exchange or “Obamacare” instead of Medicare?

Updated on: October 24, 2018

Originally posted on: July 28, 2014
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People who are age 65 and over are not eligible to purchase a plan on a Public Health Insurance Exchange. The Affordable Care Act provides a way for people under age 65 to purchase health and prescription coverage through a Public Health Insurance Exchange.

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