Marketplace eligibility requires you to
- Live in its service area
- Be a U.S. citizen or national, or
- Be a non-citizen who is lawfully present in the U.S> for the entire period for which enrollment is sought
- Not be incarcerated*
If you meet the eligibility requirements you a considered a “qualified individual”
Eligibility status will be determined through electronic data checks with the IRS, SSA, the Department of Homeland Security, and other electronic data sources approved for eligibility verification.
People with a student visa may be eligible for the Marketplace, but they are not eligible for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program.