Can Permanent Residents Get Obamacare?

Is Obamacare available for permanent residents?

A: Most recently arrived permanent residents (green card holders) qualify for Obamacare, but not Medicare.

Depending on where they live, they may qualify for Medicaid.

Permanent residents and others lawfully here qualify for Obamacare, more properly called the Affordable Care Act.

Can a green card holder apply for Obama care?

Lawful Permanent Residents and Obama Care

A lawful permanent resident – a green card holder – may qualify for affordable health insurance from the federal or state healthcare marketplace, or through a healthcare exchange program in their resident state.

Can you get health insurance if you have a green card?

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. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR/Green Card Holder)

A US citizen or legal permanent resident aged 65 years or older usually qualify for Medicare. You are a lawfully admitted alien (green card holder) and have constantly lived in the United States for 5 years or longer and don’t qualify for the Social Security benefits.