MYTH

I’m healthy and don’t need health insurance

FACT

Health insurance helps keep you healthy! You get checkups, vaccines, yearly bloodwork and cancer screenings at no extra cost. Plus, it pays part of your medical bills if you get hurt or sick. The average cost of an ER visit at a Florida hospital is $6,6001 and cancer treatments can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.2

MYTH

I can’t afford health insurance

FACT

It's time to take another look! Four out of 5 people can now find an Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance plan for $10 or less per month after financial help.3 And 9 out of 10 people with an ACA plan qualify for some level of financial assistance.4 

MYTH

I earn too much to get financial assistance

FACT

More than 318,000 uninsured people in Florida who earned to much before can now get financial help. The cost of a ACA Marketplace plan is can't be more than 8.5% of your family income—and many will pay less!3

MYTH

Finding a plan is too confusing

FACT

Licensed health insurance agents and navigators can walk you through your options and help you enroll in a plan. Health insurance agents will not charge you a fee to help you. You can visit your preferred insurance plan’s website to find one near you.

Health Insurance Myths vs. Facts