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Enrolling in the Marketplace or Medicaid During COVID-19

If you've recently lost your job, health insurance coverage, or are uninsured and have questions about getting enrolled in the Marketplace or Medicaid - we've got answers.

This presentation features Tomica Smith from Florida Voices for Health, Anne Swerlick, Senior Policy Analyst at the Florida Policy Institute and Jodi Ray, Director of Florida Covering Kids and Families.

The presentation covers:

  • How to get enrolled in coverage in the Marketplace and Medicaid

  • An explanation of what health care policies have changed, and

  • A look at policies Florida legislators can put in place to address the crisis.


  • Click here to learn more about Special Enrollment Periods and if you qualify

  • Enrollment FAQ resource from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

  • Stay up to date with the emergency changes to Florida's safety net programs with FPI's COVID-19 Safety Net Policy Tracker

  • Here is a helpful summary of all the changes to Florida Medicaid related to COVID-19:

  • If you are having a difficult time accessing Florida Medicaid, you can file a complaint here or contact the Florida Health Justice Project.

Our Partners

  • Medicaid Matters Florida is a coalition of advocates, providers, lawmakers, and Floridians working to protect and expand access to care for low income Floridians. Learn more and join at

  • Covering Florida Navigators provide outreach and enrollment services to anyone looking to enroll for health care coverage in the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit at or call (877) 813-9115.

  • Florida Policy Institute advances state policies and budgets that improve the economic mobility and quality of life for all Floridians. Visit at and

  • Florida Voices for Health is a coalition of diverse individuals and organizations working to improve access to care for all Floridians, through community education, story collection, and calls to action. Visit at or


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