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The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here. Find affordable health insurance today!

The Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as "Obamacare", is giving people even more good reasons to have health insurance. No matter your income or employment status, everyone now has access to quality, government-qualified health plans.

You may qualify for help paying for health insurance or even the cost of health services. Full details can be found on the government website HealthCare.gov.

7 good reasons to cover the whole you

Preventive Care services are included at no additional cost. You cannot be denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions. Coverage includes:

  • doctor visits
  • hospital stays
  • wellness care
  • prescriptions
  • emergency services
  • maternity and newborn care
  • pediatric care

Here are the Essential Health Benefits in every plan.

We've got you covered. And we're here to help. You can speak with a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) to learn more about the options available to you by calling (866) 935-1222.

Mercy is a member of the University of Iowa Health Alliance and our affiliated doctors have you covered all across Iowa, eastern Nebraska and the Illinois Quad Cities.

When you shop the Exchange, look for insurance plans that include Mercy Health Network facilities and affiliates so you can continue to access our services.

If you are enrolling in the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan, please choose a primary care doctor in our Mercy Health Network facilities and affiliates network

We've teamed up through the University of Iowa Health Alliance and its doctors to bring you better coordinated care all across Iowa. Through the alliance, you now have access to the highest levels of care, helpful research and wellness programs

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