Hospitals are required to provide emergency care and treatment to all individuals regardless of immigration or insurance status, though afterwards they can bill for their services. Emergency Medicaid may pay for emergency services provided to individuals who would otherwise qualify for Medicaid except for their immigration status. In addition, individuals may get low-cost care at community health centers. Some states and localities offer coverage to certain groups of immigrants regardless of immigration status.
Individuals may purchase health coverage through an employer or a spouse’s employer or the individual insurance market outside of the Marketplace. Some states and counties also offer health programs for people regardless of immigration status.
Browse more questions in the Marketplace Eligibility section.