Find Affordable Health Insurance in Alaska

Find individual health insurance in Alaska.
Discover more plans at the lowest available cost.

Alaska State Health Resources

Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Alaska:

Apply for Alaska Health Insurance coverage at eHealthInsurance. We offer thousands of health plans underwritten by more than 180 of the nation’s health insurance companies. Compare Alaska health plans side by side, get health insurance quotes, apply online and find affordable health insurance today. You can read more about the Affordable Care Act in our Obamacare Resource Center.

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We offer a broad selection of Alaska health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Alaska health insurance companies.

Alaska Medical Insurance Statistics

Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Alaska:


Total Alaska Residents


Total Uninsured Alaska Residents


Total Alaska HMO enrollment


Avg annual employee premium in Alaska employer-sponsored plan (after employer contribution)


Avg Alaska hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance)
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation: Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008); Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008; Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee; For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008; Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007

Frequently asked questions

Residents of Alaska are required by the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) to have health insurance. Alaskans can purchase health insurance from private insurance carriers in the state or through the federal exchange during the annual enrollment period.
Open enrollment has ended in Alaska, but residents can enroll online if they have a qualifying life event. Alaskans without qualifying events can get coverage through short term plans from private insurers.
Alaska residents can expect to pay an average of $280 per person* for a major medical individual health insurance plan. Prices will vary and premiums can be lower if you are in good health.
Metal LevelAverage Monthly Premium*
* This is the average price of a plan available from eHealth in Alaska, but actual prices available depend on zip code, age, gender, and other factors.  Get a personalized quote to see what may be available for you.