- United Way of the Greater Triangle

Do I Qualify for Help?

  • You must first enroll in a qualifying Silver-Level plan at for the 2017 insurance year.
  • You also must live in Durham or Orange County, NC and be a US citizen or Lawfully Present Immigrant.
  • Your income must also fall within the annual income range listed in the table below.

*For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,160 for each additional person to compute the minimum amount, and multiply that number by 1.75 for the maximum amount.



If you qualify:

  • will pay the monthly premium balance for your insurance throughout the end of the coverage year in which you have enrolled.
  • will not pay out-of-pocket costs such as co-pays and deductibles.
  • Monthly premium payments to your insurance provider will begin only after you are accepted into the premium support program.
  • You must live in Durham or Orange County, NC (New Wake County applicants–now Waiting List Only) PremiumHelp.Org will not pay your premium if you move out of these counties.
  • You will have to submit a form that will allow United Way and your insurance carrier to share application information and ensure that payment continues throughout the coverage year. This includes only the information you provided in the application. The form will be mailed to you along with your acceptance letter.
  • Acceptance into the program is not guaranteed and you will be responsible for premium payments to your insurer if you are not accepted into