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5 things to know about tax Form 1095-A

If anyone in your household had Marketplace health insurance in 2019, you should have already received Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement, in the mail. Here are 5 important things to know about this form. Helpful tips about tax Form 1095-A: You should already have Form 1095-. . . read more

3 things to know about coronavirus disease and your Marketplace coverage

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Tips for “reconciling” your premium tax credit on 2019 taxes

You have until April 15, 2020 to file your 2019 federal income tax return. If you had a Marketplace plan in 2019 and used advance payments of the premium tax credit (APTC) to lower your monthly payment, you’ll have to "reconcile" your tax return. Through “reconciling,” you’ll find out. . . read more

Recent life change? You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

Now that Open Enrollment is over, you can enroll in or change Marketplace coverage only if you have a life event, like getting married, having a baby, or losing health coverage, that qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period. Does my life event make me eligible for a Special Enrollment Per. . . read more

3 routine ways to use your 2020 Marketplace coverage

Health coverage pays for provider services, prescriptions, hospital care, and special equipment when you're sick. It's also important when you're not sick. Now that you're enrolled in a health plan for 2020, here's how you can use your new coverage throughout the year no matter your situation.. . . read more

2019 tax season is here! Here’s how to prepare

Attention: 2019 tax filing season has started. Here’s what you can do now to get ready. 3 steps to get ready for 2019 tax filing: Look for Form 1095-A. If you or anyone in your household had a 2019 Marketplace plan, you’ll get Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement in the. . . read more

Take advantage of free preventive services in 2020

With Marketplace coverage, you have access to free preventive services, like flu shots, check-ups, and screening tests. Getting these recommended services is an important step toward good health and well-being. What are preventive services? Preventive services are routine health care procedu. . . read more

Now that you’re covered for 2020, don’t forget to pay your premium

Congratulations on your enrollment in a 2020 Marketplace plan! Now that you’re covered, don’t forget to pay your monthly premium to your health insurance company (not the Marketplace) to activate your coverage. Your coverage won’t start until you do. {% box %}Important: Continue to pay a. . . read more

2020 Open Enrollment is over, but you may have options

Marketplace Open Enrollment for 2020 coverage ended December 15. If you missed the deadline, you may still be able to get or change 2020 coverage two ways: With a Special Enrollment Period Since the 2020 Open Enrollment Period is over, you can now enroll in or change a Health Insurance Marke. . . read more

Last chance: The 2020 Open Enrollment deadline is days away!

Time’s running out for 2020 Marketplace insurance! Open Enrollment for 2020 Marketplace insurance ends Sunday, December 15. This means you have only 3 days to enroll in, re-enroll in, or change a 2020 Marketplace plan. Act now for coverage that starts January 1 First time applying at Healt. . . read more

Time’s running out! Update & compare Marketplace plans by December 15

If you enrolled in Marketplace health insurance for 2019, you can renew, change, or update your plan for 2020 until Sunday, December 15, 2019. That’s less than 2 weeks away! If you miss the deadline, you may be automatically enrolled for 2020, but that’s not your best option. Why update &a. . . read more

Why enroll in 2020 Marketplace coverage

You may think you don't need health insurance, that it's too expensive, or not worth the trouble. While nobody plans to get sick or hurt, bad things happen, even to healthy people. The good news is that enrolling in a 2020 Marketplace health plan may be more affordable and easier than you think. You. . . read more

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