Health Insurance Marketplace

Questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace?

The National Health Council’s website provides a resource to help you understand your out-of-pocket cost when shopping for health insurance in the marketplace. is a unique platform that seeks to help consumers become more informed about expected health care costs in the marketplace using a personalized out-of-pocket cost estimator.  The site also uses patient health scenarios to explain how an individual’s costs can vary under different health insurance plan designs. The site prompts you to enter basic information including expected use of medical services (doctor’s office visits, hospital, surgery, etc.) and expected medication usage. It then shows estimated annual cost to the consumer over all four metal levels available in your state.

So if you plan on enrolling in a health insurance plan, please visit and explore all the site has to offer in helping make the critical decision of selecting an insurance plan.

The Arthritis Foundation will partner with the California Rheumatology Alliance and the National Psoriasis Foundation for the 2016 California Advocacy Summit! The Summit will take place on April 3rd and 4th at the Hyatt Regency (1209 L Street Sacramento, CA 95814).

To register for the Summit, please visit

To apply for travel award scholarships, please click here.

For further information about national Arthritis Foundation advocacy, please visit