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For questions around the use of and any issues related to HealthCare.gov's HealthCare Finder API.

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Using the API from Healthcare.gov to access healthcare plan data

I'm new in these parts and I have 0 programming experience. I've been doing research for a school project and I've hit a brick wall. What I want to do is to be able to extract the non-price data/...
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Healthcare.gov PlanFinder API v2.0 still accepting requests?

I would like to get 2014 off-exchange plan data from the Healthcare.gov PlanFinder API. I have read (on this site) that the current version v3.0 does not accept insurance effective dates before 1/1/...
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The Healthplan finder API stopped responding, where can I get support or more information?

The API at http://finder.healthcare.gov/services/ has stopped responding. Previously it was returning the stated data very well. Where can I get support or more information about what's going on?
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Is the Healthcare Finder API broken?

Going to any of the API version pages, like... https://finder.healthcare.gov/services/version_2_0 And attempting to download the schema results in an error message, like... Access Denied You ...
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Syntax for tobacco use on healthcare.gov API

I am trying to use the healthcare.gov api for accessing plan data. The sample POST request includes the following syntax for encoding tobacco use: <p1:TobaccoLastUsedMonths>2</p1:...
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HealthCare Finder API Version 2 and 3 Functionality Differences [closed]

Our application currently point to http://api.finder.healthcare.gov/v2.0/. This website no longer working. Looks like there is a new URL available https://finder.healthcare.gov/#services/version_3_0. ...
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HealthCare Finder API: Rate Limit?

I am trying to determine what the limitations are for someone making calls to the HealthCare Finder API. Specifically, does the HealthCare Finder API have any sort of per minute, per hour or per day ...
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Planned Restful JSON apis for Healthcare Finder?

Are there any plans to provide a restful / json version of these apis? I realize that some of the urls contain the WORD rest (e.g. https://hiosgateway.cms.gov/RBIS-API/v11.0/REST/getSBCReportFile?...
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Healthcare.gov's API Finder app returns “File not found”

When I use the Finder API, specifically post the example XML on their Developers page shown in the getIFPPlanBenefits sample to the URL https://api.finder.healthcare.gov/v3.0/getIFPPlanBenefits, I get ...
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HealthCare Finder API Links Broken?

It seems that the HealthCare Finder API schema links are no longer working. If you go to https://finder.healthcare.gov/#services and select any of the versions (or FAQ link) on the left-hand side, ...
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When will the API V3.0 be updated for 2016 Rates

According to the API overview: "Beginning October 23, 2015: The Finder Plan Benefits and Coverage API will be updated to include 2016 plan year data." I could very well be entering the wrong ...
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I'm trying to make a POST request to HealthcareFinder API v3.0, but I can not. Returns this error

I'm trying to make a POST request to API v3.0, but I can not. Returns this error. https://api.finder.healthcare.gov/v3.0/getCountiesForZip. Invalid HTTP status code 503 It's about CORS, but e tried ...
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What is the Date Format for the Healthcare Finder API?

What is the date format for the Healthcare Finder API? I could not locate the answer in the API Schema. Is it "Year - Day - Month" or "Year - Month - Day"
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Getting 403 Error While Accessing FPPlanQuotes API

I'm getting following error while using fpplan quotes api. RuntimeError: Error requesting quotes from HHS: 403 Access Denied Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http:&#...
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What API can I use to retrieve HealthCare Data?

I am looking for an API which provides the healthcare data of a patient. What I am trying to do is: User logs in to our website. Then the user want to get the CDA data from his/her healthcare ...
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is there an open API for healthcare's medicaid / CHIP eligibility?

I'd like to make a healthcare website that would help customers find their healthcare plans easily. How can I check if the user is eligible for medicaid, or CHIP or medicare? I know how to get the ...
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Potentially missing Plan data from Plan Finder API

There have been observed discrepancies between the list of plans retrieved from Plan Finder API (via getIFPPlanQuotes call) and people's independent knowledge of which plans are offered in a ...
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Finder API list ACA Approved Health Insurance API JSON?

Does Healthcare.gov or Finder API list ACA Approved Health Insurance in API JSON format?
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Error 503 for seemingly valid getIFPPlanQuotes request

I am using an XML I generated and as well as the one indicated on the sample but I am getting returned a 503 Service Unavailable Sample Request: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <p:...
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HIOS Plan Year 2016 XSD Schema

Can someone provide a link to the new (plan year 2016) XSD schema for HIOS admin/plan/rate/etc. data exchange? There have been changes to the XML format for this year and we need to update our ETL ...
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Healthcare Finder PlanSummaryBenefitURL Error

I am trying to use the PlanSummaryBenefitURL when i call the Finder API. I can HTTP POST information fine from the API but when I try and open the PlanSummaryBenefitURL link I get an error message. ...
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getIFPPlanQuotes - what is InsuranceEffectiveDate?

Why are my results different when I change the InsuranceEffectiveDate field? For example in the below request I changed the InsuranceEffectiveDate from 2015-01-01 to 2016-03-01 and received 50 less ...
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getIFPPlanQuotes - Filters and Maximum Page Size

I need below clarifications regarding these two APIs (getIFPPlanQuotes & getSMGPlanQuotes): 1- Can filter criteria be sent in request? 2- What maximum page size can be returned?
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V3 Healthcare Finder API Schema Broken?

I'm attempting to generate a C# class from the V3 schema and it's failing on a long list of "type not declared" errors. I tried validating the schema in Altova MapForce and it throws the following ...
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API for searching Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals

I'm building a website using the openFDA APIs, which works perfectly. I also notice that the FDA website provides a tool called "Search Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals" at https://www....
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Is 2015 data available for small group plans?

We are using V3.0 of the Healthcare.gov Finder to access small group plans, but nothing is being returned for plans with effective date of 2015-01-01. Are small group plans available for 2015?
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Pagination Type for Healthcare Finder API

Does anyone know the type of pagination that should be used when making a getCountiesForZip request from the HealthCare finder API? I'm trying to use it with Qlik Sense which offers the following ...
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Rest APIs or Database for Vaccinations and Allergies

I am doing research and looking for an API for Vaccination and Allergies. I found some link like https://data.cdc.gov/ where I can the information but I am looking for something which has all ...
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Finder API Access

I'm trying to find an API key to access https://finder.healthcare.gov/#services. The form to request the API Is broken. How do I get access to the API?
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How to get the different plan prices according to house income from the finder api

How to get the different plan prices according to house hold income from the finder api looks like I could not find an field name "HouseHold" in the schema. https://finder.healthcare.gov/api/...
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How can I validate OASIS XML files?

I need to check OASIS export files.I would like to know if there is an API/service(s) for checking/validating reports in OASIS XML files.
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PlanFinder API Data Availability

Planfinder API- Can you let us know if any of the data in the planfinder API will expire? (Will 2015 data be replaced by 2016 data or will the API continue to hold both years of data?)
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OPTIONS request failing to api.finder.healthcare.gov from the browser?

Is anyone successfully making requests to the healthcare api from the browser? I can do it successfully from the command line, or from the Postman REST client (which has special Chrome permissions). ...
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How to resolve type not declared errors in V3 Healthcare Finder API Schema?

I am a developer, wanted to use the API for one of our website builded in C#. I tried to convert the schema to C# classes. But it seems that, there are too many "type not declared" error on https://...