What is "minimum essential coverage"?

What is "minimum essential coverage"?

  • Any Marketplace plan, or individual insurance plan through private insurance
  • Any employer plan, including COBRA and retiree plans
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP)
  • TRICARE and veteran health care programs
  • Peace Corps volunteer plans
  • Other plans may also qualify; ask the health insurance provider.