Steps to Setting Up an Account
Select your state from the drop down list.
You will need a valid email address.
Choose a password that is not easy to guess, write it down and keep in a safe place.
Answer three security questions. Be sure to write them down and keep with your password.
Click on Create Account. You will be sent an email for verification.
The email's subject line will read, "Welcome! Please verify your email for your HealthCare.gov account."
You need to click on the link to verify your email address.
After verifying your email address you will be directed to Log In.
The Welcome page will then appear. This would be a good time to go to your profile and set a unique log in ID.