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Less than one month remains for 2021 health coverage that starts Jan 1

Important: 2021 Open Enrollment ends Tuesday, December 15, 2020! You have less than one month to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance for coverage that starts January 1, 2021. If you miss the deadline, you can only enroll in or change your health plan for 2021 if you qualify for a Specia. . . read more

Will you save on a 2021 Marketplace health plan?

Open Enrollment for 2021 health insurance ends Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Before you apply, you can get an idea of what your costs may be by answering a few quick questions. The results may surprise you! 3 easy steps to see if you’ll save on 2021 Marketplace coverage See if your income is. . . read more

3 reasons to enroll in 2021 health insurance today

You have until Tuesday, December 15, 2020 to enroll in or change 2021 Marketplace health coverage that starts January 1, 2021. Enrolling at HealthCare.gov may be easier than you think. Here are 3 reasons to enroll today. Why enroll in or change 2021 health insurance You may be eligible for s. . . read more

Open Enrollment is here! Enroll in 2021 coverage today!

The 2021 Health Insurance Marketplace® is open for business! You have until December 15 to apply for new 2021 health insurance, or renew, change, or update your 2020 health plan for 2021. Coverage starts January 1, 2021. Important: If you miss the deadline, the only way you’ll be eligible t. . . read more

2021 Open Enrollment is just days away!

Starting November 1, you can enroll in or renew a 2021 Marketplace plan. As you get ready to submit your application, here are a few important reminders: Open Enrollment lasts 6 weeks and ends December 15, 2020. If you enroll within this timeframe, your coverage will start January 1, 2021. If. . . read more

Preview 2021 plans & prices today!

Before you enroll in or renew a 2021 plan starting November 1, you can preview 2021 plans with personalized price estimates. Important: This is just an estimate. You'll see exact prices when you submit an application. See 2021 plans & prices Answer a few quick questions about your expect. . . read more

Choosing a Marketplace plan that meets your household's needs

Open Enrollment for 2021 coverage starts November 1. Plans have different premiums and out-of-pocket costs and may differ in the quality of service and benefits they provide. Knowing a few things before you apply can make the process for choosing a plan simpler. Things to think about when comp. . . read more

3 ways to get ready to apply for 2021 coverage

With Open Enrollment for 2021 less than a month away, make sure you’re prepared. Whether you’re enrolling for the first or fifth time or planning to renew your current plan, taking small steps to get ready now can help the application process run smoothly when you apply for coverage starting Nov. . . read more

Open Enrollment is one month away!

Mark your calendar: Open Enrollment for a 2021 Marketplace plan starts November 1, exactly one month from today. Other important Open Enrollment deadlines: Open Enrollment runs from November 1 through December 15, 2020. Coverage starts January 1, 2021. If you don’t enroll in a plan by Dece. . . read more

Sign up for Marketplace reminders & important info

With Open Enrollment for 2021 coverage just over a month away, sign up today for deadline reminders and useful tips so you don’t miss out on late-breaking information. How to connect with the Marketplace Get updates via email or text. Visit HealthCare.gov and enter your email address under. . . read more

Get the flu shot this fall

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older get a yearly flu shot by the end of October. By getting the shot, you’re helping to lower the spread of flu-related illnesses, hospitalizations, and even death. 3 more reasons it’s important to get. . . read more

Marketplace health benefits & coverage: What to know

All plans offered in the Marketplace, cover a set of 10 essential health benefits, including ambulatory patient services, emergency care, and pregnancy, maternity, and newborn care. See the full list of covered essential health benefits. Specific services covered can vary based on your state. . . read more

Life change? You may be eligible for health coverage for the rest of 2020

If you recently lost health coverage, got married, had a baby, or experienced another life event, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period to enroll in or change Marketplace coverage for the rest of 2020. What counts as a life event? There are 4 basic types of qualifying life events:. . . read more

When can I enroll in a 2021 Marketplace plan?

Here are some important Open Enrollment dates for 2021 coverage to mark on your calendar: Key Open Enrollment dates Open Enrollment runs from Sunday, November 1 through Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Coverage begins January 1, 2021. If you don’t enroll in a plan by December 15, you can’t ge. . . read more

Recently lose health coverage? You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period to enroll in or change health plans if you or anyone in your household lost qualifying health coverage in the past 60 days or expects to lose it in the next 60 days. Coverage losses that may qualify Losing job-based coverage, like through your. . . read more

New baby means new health insurance options

Congratulations on your new addition! If you recently had a baby or adopted a child, you may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period. This means you can enroll in or change your Marketplace plan even though it’s not Open Enrollment. Your new coverage can start the day of the birth or adoption,. . . read more

Report life changes year-round

If you have Marketplace coverage and your income or household changes, update your application as soon as possible. These changes may affect the coverage or savings you’re eligible for. Which changes to report Certain changes to your yearly expected income, household members, and status (l. . . read more

Moving may impact your health coverage

Summer is a popular time for moving. Depending on whether you move to a different state, your move may impact your current health plan. Moving to a different state When you move to a new state, you can’t keep your current plan. Report your out of state move to the Marketplace ASAP. This wa. . . read more

Use Marketplace coverage to improve your health

Health coverage is important even when you don’t feel sick. No matter your health status, there are things you can do proactively to lead a healthier life. Why are prevention and health coverage important? Staying healthy is important for you and your family. Taking small steps, like eatin. . . read more

Calling all graduates: You have health insurance options

Graduation is an important milestone. As you embark on the next phase of your life, it’s also important to have health insurance to protect you from unexpected medical costs. Why bother with health insurance Nobody plans to get sick or hurt, but bad things happen, even to healthy, young pe. . . read more