Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What do I need to do if I have DC Healthcare Alliance already?

If you have DC Healthcare Alliance coverage already, you may have new options for getting health coverage. For example, lawfully present immigrants can purchase DC Health Link health insurance plans and get premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions to make these plans affordable even if they do not qualify for Medicaid.

DC Healthcare Alliance does not cover a few key medical services, so it is not considered to be health insurance by the federal government. If you have DC Healthcare Alliance, you may have to pay the penalty for going without health insurance if you are not exempt from the requirement.