Health Insurance Marketplace Information

Health Insurance Marketplace General Information

The 2016 Open Enrollment Period for the Marketplace has ended.  Certain life changes qualify for a special enrollment period.

The Open Enrollment Period for 2017 is November 1, 2016 — January 31, 2017. Sign up for emails from to get deadline reminders and other important information.

Getting Started

Get help. You can sign up 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at

You can also sign up in Spanish at

You can call 1-800-318-2596, any time, any hour, and a trained representative will help you enroll.

The Health Insurance Marketplace is the website for enrollment in a Qualified Health Plan; it also contains useful education and resource information. is a website developed by the Kansas Insurance Department to supplement the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Consumers can use this site to estimate premiums, tax credits and view the plans available in their areas.

At CoverKS, Kansas consumers will get the most up to date information on where to find local help, including some location that allow appointments to be scheduled online. Search to find local enrollment assistance.

What is the library doing to help?

Library staff are not certified to assist customers in completing the application or enrollment process, but can provide technology assistance in using the library’s public computers and printers.

Please direct questions and feedback on how the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library can improve our community partnerships to provide Shawnee County residents with the information they need to:

Lissa Staley, Health Information Librarian

This page updated 6/23/2016