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Health and Dental Insurance Alternatives
  1. Affordable Care Act (ACA) – Marketplace Government Insurance go to For Navigator* assistance with the ACA call 800-318-2596. You may also want to visit NC Legal Aid at or call 855-733-3711 to make an appointment with a Navigator. A Navigator can explain Marketplace policies and assist you with the Marketplace enrollment process.
  2. For Blue Cross / Blue Shield health insurance products visit or call 800-894-2880.
  3. To compare Aetna, Assurant Health, Cigna, Celtic, Coventry, Humana, United HealthCare and other plans visit or – click on Individual & Family.
  4. Medicaid may be an option. You can contact your county Medicaid office for assistance. If you are able to enroll in Medicaid, please allow enough time for Medicaid to process your enrollment before the waive deadline. Below is contact information for nearby counties:

Orange County - 919-732-8181 or

Chatham County - 919 542-2759 or

Person County – 336- 503-1148 or

Alamance County – 336-570-6532 or

Durham County - 919 856-2570 or

Wake County - 919-212-7000

  1. Indemnity / HealthShare plans:

  1. Temporary Health Insurance:

  1. Dental Insurance:
  • Clearinghouses:

  • Direct links to individual or family plans: 





UNC System, UNC Chapel Hill and Campus Health do not endorse a specific plan. These websites are given as a resource only. For other options, Google ‘Student Health Insurance Plans’.  Please verify the policy benefits before purchasing. You should also verify any exclusions, any waiting periods and if your preferred physician participates in the plan you select.


Updated 2/6/2019