406-248-3956 ben@surwill.us
t

Questions & Tips

Below is a collection of articles from across the web that can help you find answers to your health insurance questions.

Remember, we are here to help too!

Contact Us

Tips from HealthCare.gov

Health Insurance Blog - Healthcare.gov
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

Have a pre-existing condition? Your health coverage isn't affected

Did you know all Marketplace plans must cover treatment for pre-existing medical conditions, like asthma, diabetes, and cancer? 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. Pre-existing condition. . . read more

3 things to know about Special Enrollment Periods

The deadline to enroll in or change 2018 health insurance plans has passed. But you may still be able to enroll for the rest of 2018 if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Here are 3 important things to know about applying with a Special Enrollment Period: Certain life events make you. . . read more

Now that you’re covered, compare doctors in your plan

Your relationships with your doctors and other care providers can have a big impact on your health care. Now that you’re covered, there are resources to help you pick doctors, hospitals, and other providers that work for you and your plan. Find a doctor in your plan To find out if a certai. . . read more

Did your income change? Let the Marketplace know

If your household income has changed, you should let the Marketplace know as soon as possible. Your new income can affect the health coverage or savings you’re eligible for. Why update your application with income changes? Did your income go down? You could qualify for more savings than yo. . . read more

5 benefits Marketplace plans must cover

Did you know that all plans offered in the Marketplace cover the same set of essential health benefits? Essential health benefits are minimum requirements for all Marketplace plans. 5 covered essential health benefits Every Marketplace health plan must cover: Ambulatory patient services (ou. . . read more

Make a splash this summer with preventive care

This summer, take advantage of the free preventive services available with your Marketplace health plan. These services can prevent health problems or detect them at an early stage when treatment is likely to work best. Covered preventive services include: Screenings for things like cancer,. . . read more

3 ways to report income & household changes to the Marketplace

If you're enrolled in a Marketplace plan and have changes to your income or household, you should update your application with income and household changes as soon as possible. See the full list of changes you should report. Why it’s important to report changes Changes — like higher or l. . . read more