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Financial Help

Eligible Vermonters can get help paying for a qualified health plan. To get financial help, you must enroll in a Vermont Health Connect plan. If you enroll directly with your insurance company, you can’t get financial help (even if you have a qualifying income.)

Do I have to enroll in a specific plan?

No. You can enroll in any qualified health plan in the marketplace – bronze, silver, gold, or platinum. You can apply premium tax credits to the plan of your choice. Want to know which plan will best meet your needs? Visit the Plan Comparison Tool.

To get financial help, you must:

To get financial help, you must NOT:

If you enroll in a qualified health plan through Vermont Health Connect, there are three basic types of help you can get, if you qualify:

  • Vermont Premium Assistance (VPA) is money from the State of Vermont that lowers your monthly health insurance bill.  The State sends your VPA to your insurance company for you. VPA lowers your monthly health insurance bill by 1.5% of your household income.

Not sure if you qualify for financial help? Use the Plan Comparison Tool to get an estimate. Or, check out Vermont Health Connect’s eligibility tables

To get financial help, you must enroll in a qualified health plan through Vermont Health Connect.  To apply, login to your secure online account, or call our Customer Service Center at 1-855-899-9600.