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How to Choose a Plan

Helping you find the information you need to get the best plan for you.

NPAF & PAF Resources

NPAF’s Medicare Guide | Download

Most people enroll in Medicare when they turn 65, but did you know that you can switch Medicare options at two times during the year if your circumstances change? This guide walks through four key steps to help you find the best Medicare coverage for you.

NPAF’s ACA Guide | Download

We know that choosing a health plan can be overwhelming. This guide and accompanying work sheets walk you through four key steps that will help you prioritize your needs and compare health plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Mark Your Calendar: Open Enrollment is Coming | Download

General overview for all people highlighting what you need to know about this important time of year and why not to miss it.

Choose Wisely: Tips for Medicare Enrollment| Download

Explains why people with current Medicare coverage should reevaluate plans each year and pursue the opportunity to make adjustments.

Identifying the Right Policy Among a Sea of Plan Options | Download

Helps you understand how to start comparing plans and provides details on the different types.

Finding a Health Plan With More Coverage | Download

Answers questions such as “Why should I care?” and explains the big ways cost-sharing differs among plans.

Think Twice Before Buying a Short-term Health Plan | Download

Describes the limitations of short-term plans now more readily available by insurance companies.


NPAF’s Plan Guides are a core part of our Patient Action League (PAL) program made possible by generous support from the following sponsors: Abbvie, Amgen, Bristol Myers Squibb, Takeda Oncology, Sanofi Genzyme and Johnson & Johnson. 



How much will my ACA subsidy be?

Most Americans will qualify for a subsidy when they purchase a Marketplace plan. Use the calculator below to estimate your subsidy so that you can buy the best plan for your needs.