Online and Open Source: The Health Insurance Marketplace at

Megan Slack | The White House Blog | September 19, 2013

On October 1, 2013, Americans will have a new way to find affordable health insurance: the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Whether you need coverage or have insurance already and want to look at other options, you’ll be able to use the to see all your options side-by-side, find out if you qualify for lower costs and enroll in a plan that fits your needs and your budgets – all online at

Open Health News' Take: 

The Health Insurance Marketplace is a new way to find quality health coverage. It can help if you don’t have coverage now or if you have it but want to look at other options. With one Marketplace application, you can learn if you can get lower costs based on your income, compare your coverage options side-by-side, and enroll. Check it out!  -  Peter Groen, Senior Editor, OHNews