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Herrick District Library
300 S. River Ave.
Holland, MI 49423

M-Tu: 9am-9pm
W-Sa: 9am-6pm
Su: Closed

North Side Branch
155 Riley St.
Holland, MI 49424

M-Tu: 10am-7pm
W-F: 10am-6pm
Sa-Su: Closed

What documents and information do I need to begin? 
View the Marketplace Application Checklist to see what you'll need to get started.
Where do I apply?
Apply ONLINE: or  for Michigan residents. 
Apply by PHONE:  1-800-318-2596   1-855-889-4325(TTY)
Apply by MAIL:  Printable Forms
What are the deadlines?
See “What key dates do I need to know?“   for deadlines and information. 
What are the basic health plans and what do they cover? 
All insurance companies will offer Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze   plans. There is also a catastrophic coverage  plan. You will choose your level of service from the five categories, then shop for insurance in the marketplace.
What is the Marketplace in Michigan? 
If you live in Michigan, you'll use the website  to apply for coverage. Find out how to   apply in other states.    
Where can I get further information? 
Contact by PHONE or CHAT, or search their website for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Michigan’s Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program (HICAP)   offers free help to anyone looking for Health Insurance information. They offer assistance with questions, worries, disputes, and complaints.  They can also be reached at  877-999-6442  or
How can I get help filling out my forms?
Connect to local helping agencies by zipcode  in English.   
Connect to local helping agencies  by zipcode  in Spanish. 
Check the   website. 

Michigan Consumers for Healthcare will provide grant-funded, certified NAVIGATORS for one-on-one support for Michigan citizens who need help applying for healthcare. 
What are my rights and protections? 
Use this guide  to learn about your healthcare rights. 
Where can I read the full text of the Affordable Healthcare Act?
Additional Resources 
Affordable Care Act Glossary of Terms YouTube Channel  

Michigan eLibrary (MEL) Affordable Care Act Gateway 

Kaiser Family Foundation Healthcare Subsidy Calculator Facebook Page Twitter Feed   
Enrollment Forms  to print and mail. 
Key Affordable Healthcare Documents 
Healthy Michigan Plan
Beginning April 1, Michigan residents are able to apply for the Health Michigan Plan online at
or  by visiting their local  Department of Human Services Office.  Applicants for the Healthy Michigan Plan must be between the ages of 19-64, not currently eligible for Medicaid, not eligible for or enrolled in Medicare, and earning up to 133% of the federal poverty level (approximately $16,000 for a single person and $33,000 for a family of four).  For more information you can visit CMHOC's website,, and look for the Healthy Michigan button in the news and events section.