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Ring in the New Year with free preventive services

Starting in 2019, take advantage of the free preventive services — like flu shots and screening tests — available with your Marketplace plan. What are preventive services? Preventive services are routine health care procedures that include screenings, check-ups, and counseling to prevent. . . read more

See if you may still qualify for 2019 insurance

For most people, the deadline to enroll in 2019 health insurance has passed. But there are two ways you may still be able to get 2019 coverage: Through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Medicaid and CHIP provide free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Ameri. . . read more

Pay your premium: Make sure your coverage starts January 1

Now that you’ve enrolled in 2019 Marketplace insurance, you must pay your monthly premium for your coverage to start. You pay your premiums directly to the insurance company. How to pay your premium Each insurance company handles premium payments differently. Follow your plan’s instructio. . . read more

2019 Open Enrollment is over, but you may still have options

If you missed the Open Enrollment deadline and didn’t enroll in 2019 Marketplace health insurance, you may still be able to get coverage for 2019 two ways: Enroll in or change 2019 plans with a Special Enrollment Period If you experience certain life changes, like losing health coverage, g. . . read more

Time’s running out for 2019 Marketplace insurance

Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace insurance ends next Saturday, December 15. This means you have just over one week to enroll in, re-enroll in, or change a 2019 Marketplace plan. Beat the December 15 deadline First time applying at HealthCare.gov? Create an account. Have 2018 Marketplace. . . read more

Important: Update & compare plans by December 15

You can renew, change, or update your Marketplace plan for 2019 until December 15, 2018. That’s about 2 weeks away! If you don't update your application and enroll in a plan by the deadline, you may be automatically enrolled in a 2019 plan. While automatic enrollment is a good fallback, you may wa. . . read more

3 reasons to enroll in 2019 Marketplace coverage

Staying healthy is important. This Thanksgiving, give yourself the peace of mind that comes with having health insurance. You have until December 15, 2018 to enroll in or change health insurance for 2019. Why bother with health insurance? Health insurance provides financial protection in cas. . . read more

2019 Open Enrollment ends in one month!

Attention: Open Enrollment ends December 15, 2018. You have just one month to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance for 2019. Take action & apply There are many ways to apply for and enroll in 2019 Marketplace health coverage. See the different ways to apply. If you're applyin. . . read more

Get a quick idea of 2019 savings and costs

You have until December 15, 2018 to enroll in or change 2019 Marketplace health insurance. Before you apply, get a quick idea of what your costs may be. Is your income in the range to save? Choose your household size, state, and income range to see if you may qualify for financial help with. . . read more

Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace coverage is here!

Starting today, you can apply for new 2019 health insurance — or renew, change, or update your 2018 health plan for 2019. Important dates December 15, 2018: Last day to enroll, re-enroll, or change for 2019. After this date, you can enroll or change only with a Special Enrollment Period. J. . . read more

Preview 2019 plans & prices today

November 1–December 15, 2018, is when you can enroll in or renew a 2019 plan. Get a head start, and preview 2019 plans with personalized price estimates right now. How to preview 2019 plans and prices Answer a few brief questions about your estimated 2019 income and household to see availa. . . read more

Find out what Marketplace health plans cover

All Marketplace plans cover the same set of essential health benefits, preventive care, and pre-existing conditions. Starting November 1 you can enroll in or renew a plan for 2019, so you’ll continue to have access to these benefits. What are essential health benefits? Essential health ben. . . read more

Open Enrollment is less than one month away!

You have less than one month until you can start enrolling in a 2019 Marketplace health insurance plan. See important dates to remember, and learn things you can do now to prepare. Important dates to know The 2019 Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1 to December 15, 2018. This means y. . . read more

Stay healthy with your free flu shot this fall

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot every year. With your Marketplace health plan, your flu shot is free from a provider in your plan's network. Quick answers about the flu shot Why get vaccinated: The flu shot. . . read more

What to look for when comparing plans

Open Enrollment for 2019 health coverage starts November 1. Knowing just a few things before you apply can make choosing a plan simpler and easier. 3 things to know about picking a health insurance plan There are 4 categories of health insurance plans: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. The. . . read more

3 ways to get ready for 2019 Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment starts November 1. Here’s what you can do now to make the application process smoother. 3 easy ways to prepare for 2019 Open Enrollment Gather everything you need before you apply. When you apply for or renew your coverage, you’ll be asked to give household, income, and c. . . read more

Never miss a deadline with 2019 Open Enrollment reminders

Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace health insurance runs November 1–December 15. Connect with us today so you don’t miss out on deadline reminders, useful tips, and other information about your health coverage. Stay up-to-date with the Marketplace Subscribe to email or text updates. Vi. . . read more

When can I enroll in a 2019 Marketplace plan?

Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace coverage starts in just a few short months. Here are some important enrollment dates to mark on your calendar: Key 2019 Open Enrollment dates The 2019 Open Enrollment Period runs from Thursday, November 1, 2018, to Saturday, December 15, 2018. If you don. . . read more

Heading back to school? See student health insurance options

As you get ready for the upcoming school year, don’t leave health insurance off your back-to-school checklist. Getting health insurance may be more affordable — and simpler — than you think. As a college student, there are several options available to you: Ask your college about student. . . read more

3 ways to use your health plan when you’re feeling well

Health insurance isn’t only for when you’re sick. You can use it to maintain your health. Understanding how your coverage works before you need care can also make things easier if you get sick. Take advantage of free insurance benefits anytime Get preventive services, like the flu shot o. . . read more