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You have until December 15 to sign up for 2018 health coverage

Only a few days remain before the final December 15 deadline to enroll in 2018 Marketplace health insurance. If you miss the deadline, you may have to wait another year to sign up (unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period). Don’t miss the deadline & act now First time using H. . . read more

Important: Time is running out for 2018 health coverage

Your last chance to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance plans for 2018 is December 15, 2017. That’s just over 2 weeks away. This is the last and only deadline for 2018 coverage. Act now & don’t miss the health insurance deadline First time using HealthCare.gov? Create an. . . read more

Auto-enrollment isn’t your best option: Update and compare by December 15

If you had Marketplace health insurance in 2017, you can renew, change or update your plan for next year until December 15, 2017. That’s about a month away. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Update & compare, even if you. . . read more

Learn about your costs for 2018 Marketplace insurance

You can enroll in or change 2018 Marketplace health insurance right now. The 2018 Open Enrollment Period runs until December 15, 2017. Before you apply, get a quick idea of your costs. What you pay for insurance depends on your income Select your household size and state to see if you may quali. . . read more

Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance starts today

The Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business. Starting today, you can apply for new 2018 health insurance — or you can renew, change or update your current health plan for 2018. Important dates • November 1, 2017: Open Enrollment starts: first day to enroll, re-enroll or change a 20. . . read more

Coming soon: Changes to the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) for 2018

It’s that time of year again, when you may be starting to think about your small business’ health insurance options for 2018. For plans starting January 1, 2018, the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) will offer some new features that’ll impact how you enroll and manage your coverage. . . read more

Mark 2018 Open Enrollment dates & deadlines on your calendar

Open Enrollment for 2018 health coverage is less than 1 week away! Mark these key dates on your calendar so you don't miss the deadline to enroll. The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it's important to be ready. The 2018 Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1 to D. . . read more

Preview 2018 plans & prices now!

2018 Open Enrollment runs November 1 – December 15, 2017. To get a head start, you can preview 2018 plans with personalized price estimates right now. Answer a few brief questions about your estimated 2018 income and household to see available health insurance plans and estimated prices. You. . . read more

New to HealthCare.gov? 3 things you should know

If you haven't applied for insurance on HealthCare.gov before, here are three things to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace: 3 Marketplace health insurance tips Open Enrollment for 2018 health insurance runs from November 1 through December 15, 2017. Plans joined during Open Enrollment. . . read more

Open Enrollment is almost here & there’s a new deadline to enroll

Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance is just a few weeks away. Here are some important dates to remember: The 2018 Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1 to December 15, 2017. This means you have six weeks to enroll in or renew a plan. Plans joined during Open Enrollment s. . . read more

Get ready for 2018 Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for 2018 health insurance is right around the corner! Starting November 1, you can enroll, re-enroll, or change plans for 2018 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Here's what you can do now to make the application process quicker and easier: 5 tips to get ready for 2018 Mark. . . read more

Don't delay: Get your free flu shot this fall

Did you know the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older get an annual flu shot by the end of October? If you have Marketplace health insurance, your flu shot is free from a provider in your plan's network. Here are 3 more reasons you should get the. . . read more

Don’t miss out on 2018 Marketplace Open Enrollment updates

Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance starts November 1! It’s shorter this year and ends December 15. Connect with us now, so you don’t miss out on deadline reminders and updates. 3 ways to stay up-to-date about the Marketplace Sign up for email or text updates and reminders. . . read more

5 easy ways to improve your health with Marketplace coverage

Health coverage is important whether you're sick or healthy. Here are 5 ways your health insurance can help you maximize your health and well-being: Take advantage of free preventive services: You may be able to get an annual visit or recommended preventive services for free, like the flu shot. . . read more

Do I qualify for Medicaid?

Medicaid provides free or low-cost health coverage to some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. Many states have expanded their Medicaid programs to cover all people below certain income levels. Medicaid qualifications depend partly on. . . read more

How to tell if your health insurance has started

Once you enroll in a Marketplace plan, you must pay your first premium to your health insurance company – not the Health Insurance Marketplace – so your medical coverage can begin. If you’ve already paid your premium, you can check if your health insurance is active online or in your plan mate. . . read more

What documents to submit to confirm your Special Enrollment Period

If you applied for Marketplace coverage through a Special Enrollment Period, you may need to submit documents to confirm you qualify. After you pick a plan, you have 30 days to send the documents. Find your life event on the list below to see what kinds of documents you can submit: What d. . . read more

Don't worry: Marketplace insurance covers pre-existing conditions

Did you know that no insurance plan can reject you, charge you more, or refuse to pay for essential health benefits for a pre-existing condition? What's a pre-existing condition? A pre-existing condition is a health problem you had before the date that your new health coverage starts. Epile. . . read more

5 facts about Special Enrollment Periods

For most people, the deadline to enroll in a 2017 health insurance plan has passed. But you may still be able to enroll in health coverage for the rest of 2017 if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. 5 things to know about applying with a Special Enrollment Period You may be eligib. . . read more

You have questions – we have answers!

Have questions about the Marketplace? Don’t worry — we’re here to help! Answers to your common questions Where can I find 2017 Marketplace plans and prices? Answer a few fast questions to preview plans and prices based on your expected income. You can only enroll in an insurance pla. . . read more