Individuals with non-immigrant status like worker visas are eligible to purchase health insurance for non-US citizens through the marketplace.
According to the Obamacare rules, H1 and L1 visa holders legally residing in the US are subject to the same rules as US citizens when it comes to health insurance.
Can a non citizen get Obamacare?
Immigrants who are “qualified non-citizens” are generally eligible for coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), if they meet their state’s income and residency rules.
Is Obamacare for Americans only?
Lawful immigrants to the US (i.e. green card holders like parents, relatives) may qualify for ObamaCare and will be subject to the rules defined in the Affordable Care Act for residents of the U.S. Immigrants qualify for health care through the healthcare marketplace or their employer under the Affordable Care Act.
Can a foreigners get health insurance in the US?
Foreigners Health Insurance
We offer a variety of foreigner health insurance options for those visiting USA. Foreigners health insurance plans can be bought prior to or after the start of travel. They can be purchased for a period of time anywhere between five days to three years.
Can green card holders get Obamacare?
A: Most recently arrived permanent residents (green card holders) qualify for Obamacare, but not Medicare. Permanent residents and others lawfully here qualify for Obamacare, more properly called the Affordable Care Act. If you cannot afford the insurance premiums, you will qualify for a federal subsidy.