Important Links

These links will help you in learning more about your service as a Peace Corps member

Peace Corps Website
Apply to Peace Corps

Important Information About RPCV Short-term Health Insurance For Transition & Travel

  1. Short-term Health Insurance For Transition & Travel does not meet minimum essential coverage according to Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements.
  2. Volunteers should make a decision about ACA compliant health insurance options within a month of COS.
  3. For more information about ACA compliance and your responsibility click here.

Affordable Care Act Resources*

Official Health Insurance Marketplace resources

  • Glossary
  • An application checklist
  • Brochures, fact sheets, and articles
  • Paper applications
  • Eligibility appeal forms

Estimate the monthly cost of your health insurance premium
The following Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator provides estimates of health insurance premiums and subsidies for people purchasing insurance on their own in health insurance exchanges.

Kaiser Family Foundation – Calculator


Doctors For America
Kaiser Family Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
National Immigration Law Center

Find local in-person assistance


  • Navigators
  • Certified Application Counselors (CACs)
  • In-Person Assisters (IPAs)

*This list is not comprehensive and does not indicate an endorsement by Peace Corps or International Medical Group.