Open Enrollment For Individual Health Coverage Ends Saturday

by Reporter / Dec 12, 2018 / 0 comments

Open Enrollment For Individual Health Coverage Ends Saturday

Open Enrollment for individual health coverage began on November 15 and ends at midnight Saturday, December 15, 2018 for coverage that begins January 1, 2019.

Here are five tips from Healthcare.gov

1. Deadlines for 2019 coverage
Enroll by December 15 for coverage starting January 1, 2019. Apply now.

Note: Use this checklist to gather what you’ll need to complete your application (PDF).

2. Who is eligible to use the Marketplace?
To be eligible to enroll in Marketplace health coverage, you must live in the United States, must be a U.S. citizen or national (or be lawfully present), and can't be incarcerated. Learn more.

3. Two kinds of coverage
Depending on income, you may qualify for an insurance plan with tax credits or for Medicaid/Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). See where your income falls.

4. What plans cover
All plans cover essential health benefitspre-existing conditions, and preventive services.

5. Plans & costs
You can preview available plans and estimated prices based on income before logging in.

Find additional enrolment information at Healthcare.gov or at beWellnm (https://www.bewellnm.com). The New Mexico Health Connections team can also answer questions and help with selecting the right coverage options. Contact them at (855) 808‐3568, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

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