Health Insurance for Domestic Violence Victims

For a limited time, it is possible to purchase health care for yourself and your family through the Health Insurance Marketplace in your state. Significant financial help is available to make coverage more affordable if you qualify. There are special enrollment rules for certain survivors of domestic violence. Go to ( to apply today. Or go to to find free, certified enrollment assistance in your area by entering your zipcode. Remember, plans offered in the Health Insurance Marketplace all cover a guaranteed set of benefits that are critical to survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence. Open Enrollment goes till February 15, 2015–but enroll today for coverage beginning in January.

For updated materials and more information from the Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence including the following memos: Please go to

  • How to apply for coverage in the health insurance marketplace
  • Tax credits and cost sharing for coverage for victims of domestic violence
  • Coverage for women’s preventive health services including screening and brief counseling for domestic violence
  • FAQ’s Health care providers and domestic violence on the ACA and the domestic violence screening and brief counseling provision
  • How domestic violence advocates can help clients get health coverage
  • Hardship exemptions for victims of domestic violence


Lisa James
Futures Without Violence
100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129
phone: 415.678.5515