Young Adults and Students

Who can buy a Catastrophic Plan?

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In general, only young adults under the age of 30 are eligible to buy a catastrophic plan. However, older adults can buy a catastrophic plan if no other qualified health plan offered through the Marketplace in 2020 would cost less than 8.24% of income.

While we have made every effort to provide accurate information in these FAQs, people should contact the health insurance Marketplace or Medicaid agency in their state for guidance on their specific circumstances.