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Only one month left to enroll in or change 2020 Marketplace coverage!

Don’t delay: 2020 Open Enrollment ends December 15, 2019! This means you have just over one month to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance for coverage starting January 1, 2020. Act now & apply See the different ways to apply for and enroll in 2020 coverage. If you’re new. . . read more

Quickly find your 2020 Marketplace costs

Open Enrollment for 2020 health insurance is here and ends Sunday, December 15, 2019. Find out in a matter of minutes what your costs may be by answering a few easy questions about you and your household. You don’t even have to log in. Will I save on a 2020 Marketplace plan? Select your ho. . . read more

The 2020 Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business!

Starting today, November 1, you can apply for new 2020 health insurance, or renew, change, or update your 2019 health plan for 2020. {% box %} Important: You have until Sunday, December 15 to enroll, re-enroll, or change your coverage for 2020. After this date, you can enroll or change only wi. . . read more

Preview 2020 plans and prices today!

You can enroll in or renew a 2020 plan November 1 through December 15. You can start by previewing 2020 plans with personalized estimates. Note: You’ll see exact prices later on when you fill out or update your Marketplace application. How to preview 2020 plans & prices Answer a few br. . . read more

Things to know about picking a plan before Nov. 1

Before you apply for 2020 Marketplace health insurance starting November 1, there are several things to consider that’ll help you choose the plan that’s right for you. The 4 “metal” categories There are 4 categories of health insurance plans: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. These. . . read more

5 easy ways to prepare for 2020 Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for 2020 Marketplace coverage starts November 1, 2019. There are things you can do now to get ready, whether you’re applying for the first time or planning to re-enroll. How to get ready to enroll — quickly and easily! Get familiar with the Marketplace by reading these qu. . . read more

Less than one month 'til 2020 Marketplace Open Enrollment!

You have less than one month until you can enroll in a 2020 Marketplace health insurance plan. Here are important dates to remember and some things you can do to get ready. Key dates & deadlines The 2020 Open Enrollment Period runs November 1–December 15, 2019. This means you have six. . . read more

Stay ahead of the deadline with 2020 Open Enrollment reminders

2020 Open Enrollment is almost here! You can apply for or renew your coverage November 1 through December 15, 2019. Sign up for deadline reminders, useful tips, and more so you don’t miss your chance to enroll. 3 ways to stay connected with the Marketplace Get important email or text updat. . . read more

Key 2020 Marketplace enrollment dates & deadlines

Open Enrollment for 2020 Marketplace coverage is less than 2 months away! Make sure you don’t miss the deadline by adding these important dates to your calendar: 2020 important dates & deadlines 2020 Open Enrollment starts Friday, November 1, 2019. The last day to sign up for 2020 cove. . . read more

3 benefits Marketplace health plans must cover

All Marketplace plans cover essential health benefits, pre-existing conditions, and preventive care. This is true for all plan categories (all “metal levels,” including Catastrophic plans) and all plan types (like HMO and PPO). Starting November 1, 2019, you can enroll in or renew a plan for 202. . . read more

Can you get health coverage for the rest of 2019?

Outside the yearly Open Enrollment Period, you can only enroll in or change coverage if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period for a Marketplace plan, Medicaid, or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). {% box %} Important: Even if none of the options on this page work for you, y. . . read more

Kick off the school year with health insurance!

Nobody plans to get sick or hurt, but unexpected things happen even to healthy young people, so it’s important to get health insurance. As a college student, you have several options for coverage: Student health plans & other options Purchase a student health plan: This is an easy and. . . read more

When can I enroll in a 2020 Marketplace plan?

Here are some important 2020 Open Enrollment dates to mark on your calendar: Key 2020 Open Enrollment dates The 2020 Open Enrollment Period runs from Friday, November 1, 2019, to Sunday, December 15, 2019. If you don’t act by December 15, you can’t get 2020 coverage unless you qualify fo. . . read more

New baby? See your health insurance options

If you or anyone in your household had a baby or adopted a child within the past 60 days, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance for the rest of 2019. How to apply with a Special Enrollment Period New to HealthCare.gov? Create an a. . . read more

Special Enrollment Periods: What you need to know

You may still be able to enroll in health insurance or change plans for the rest of 2019 if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Here are 3 things you need to know about Special Enrollment Periods: 3 tips on getting health coverage outside Open Enrollment Certain life changes make yo. . . read more

Did you recently move to a new state?

Summer is a popular time for moving. If you recently moved to a new state, you can’t keep a health insurance plan from your old one. To make sure you stay covered, report your move to the Marketplace as soon as possible. This way, you can enroll in a new plan without a break in coverage and avoid. . . read more

This summer, put your health & well-being first

Summer is here! Here’s how you can be more proactive with your health this season: 3 ways to maintain your health this summer Take advantage of the preventive services offered by your Marketplace plan. Preventive services include screenings for things like cancer and depression, shots, and. . . read more

Report household & income changes all year

Has your family, job, or income changed this year? If you're currently enrolled in a 2019 Marketplace plan and experience household changes, update your application as soon as possible. These changes could impact your health coverage or the savings you’re getting. What types of changes to re. . . read more

Calling all graduates: You likely have health insurance options

Congratulations, graduates! As you set out on your next life adventure, you may have several options for health coverage. 3 ways young adults can get health insurance With a Special Enrollment Period: If your student health plan is ending, you’re moving to a new state, or you experience ot. . . read more

Income or household changes? Update your Marketplace application ASAP

If you're enrolled in a Marketplace plan and have changes to your income or household, update your application with these changes as soon as possible. Changes like higher or lower income, adding or losing household members, or offers of other health coverage may affect the coverage or savings you’. . . read more