How to purchase individual health insurance

Who is this for?

Michigan Health Insurance – Customer Service – How To

This information is for people who want to learn more about buying their own health insurance plan.

Buying health insurance for the first time? Transitioning from your company’s plan to one of your own? We're here to help you find and purchase the right health plan for you and your family.

First make sure it's open enrollment or find out if you qualify for special enrollment. Those are the only times you can buy individual health insurance.

Shop and buy online

We have lots of information available online about our MyBlue℠ plans for individuals and families. If you need help deciding, you might find this article useful: How can I know I'm purchasing the right health insurance policy?

When you're ready to get a quote and apply, you may be able to do that online, too. It'll depend on the plan you're interested in. If that option isn't available, you can get a quote and apply through one of our health plan advisors or agents.

Tip: You may be eligible for financial assistance that lowers the cost of your insurance. This help is called a subsidy. When you're shopping for plans, you'll be able to see if you qualify for lower costs.

Talk to one of our insurance experts

Our health plan advisors and agents are trained and ready to help. They'll answer your questions, explain the different plans, give you a price and guide you through the application process. Here's how to connect with them.