American Indian or Alaskan Native

If you’re an American Indian or an Alaska Native, you may have new health coverage benefits and protections in the Health Insurance Marketplace. There are special CSR rules for American Indians and Alaska Natives. An American Indian is a person who is

a member of an Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including Alaska Natives, which is recognized as eligible for special programs and services provided to Indians.

Special Enrollment: American Indian:

Special enrollment for QHPs is always open for American Indians from the 1st day of the month to the last day of the month. An American Indian/Alaskan Native may enroll in a QHP or change QHPs up to one time per month.

Documents to confirm American Indian/Alaskan Native status

  • Church or baptismal record
  • Family Bible
  • Federal, State, or Local Government-Issued ID
  • Hospital Birth Records
  • Other Date of Birth Verification
  • Other documentation showing SSN
  • Other identity document
  • Qualifying school record showing US birth
  • School photo ID SN-5028 Receipt for Application for a Social Security Number
  • SS-5 Application for a Social Security Card
  • Voter Registration card
  • Official military records showing US birth

HealthSource RI connects you with health and dental insurance from these companies:

Individuals & Families: 1-855-840-4774
Employers & Employees: 1-855-683-6757