Young adults and recent college graduates sometimes don’t think about the need for health insurance coverage. You may be healthy now, but you never know when you might get sick or injured. Even common illnesses or injuries can cost several thousands of dollars to treat if you do not have health insurance! Young adults and recent college grads have options when it comes to health insurance:
- If you are between the ages of 18 and 26, you may be able to continue coverage through your parents’ insurance plan.
- If you turn 26 and are no longer eligible for coverage under your parents’ plan, you can qualify for a special enrollment period to apply for tax credits to purchase your own health coverage through Connect for Health Colorado.
- If you are within the income guidelines you may qualify for Medicaid.