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Dates & deadlines for 2017 health insurance

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You can enroll in or change 2017 Marketplace health insurance right now. Important dates to note: November 1, 2016: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2017. December 15, 2016: Last day to enroll…

Enroll in 2017 health insurance coverage now!

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The Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business! Starting today, you can apply for 2017 health insurance coverage for the first time — or renew, change, or update your current health plan for 2017. How to get 2017 health insurance Before you enroll, you can preview plans with personalized price estimates. and find out if…

This Open Enrollment, don’t forget to compare 2017 Marketplace health plans

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If you have 2016 Marketplace health insurance, you can renew, change, or update your plan for 2017 starting November 1, 2016. IMPORTANT: 2017 health insurance plan & price previews coming soon 2017 health plans and prices will be available for preview on HealthCare.gov shortly before November 1. 3 reasons why it’s important to update and…

5 tips to get ready for 2017 Marketplace Open Enrollment

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Open Enrollment for a 2017 Health Insurance Marketplace plan is almost here. Starting November 1, 2016, you can sign up for 2017 health insurance (with coverage starting as soon as January 1, 2017) at HealthCare.gov. That’s just about a month away! You’ll be able to preview plans and prices for 2017 shortly before then. 5…

3 simple tips to stay healthy with Marketplace insurance

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Getting health insurance is an important first step to better health and well-being! If you’ve gotten coverage, get the most out of your Marketplace health insurance plan and stay healthy throughout the year by following these simple tips. 3 tips to a healthier you Practice preventive care. Staying healthy increases the chances you’ll be there…

Have a pre-existing condition? Don’t worry, you’re covered with the Marketplace

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Editor’s Note: Learn more about how the Affordable Care Act helps people with pre-existing conditions like HIV. View our page on the ACA and People Living with HIV/AIDS. Diabetic? Chronically sick? Don’t worry! With Marketplace health insurance, your plan covers treatment for any pre-existing medical condition you had when you enrolled in coverage. You’re protected…

The Affordable Care Act: The Essential Role of Community Health Centers

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Editor’s Note: Learn more! Read about HHS’ new awards for health centers to improve care coordination and become patient-centered medical homes, and download a HRSA Health Center Program fact sheet [PDF 255 KB] on Health Centers and the ACA. Health centers have played an essential role in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and continue…

Lose your health insurance? You may be able to enroll now

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If you recently lost health insurance coverage, you may be able to enroll in Marketplace coverage with a Special Enrollment Period. Health insurance losses that may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period Loss of job-based insurance: You may qualify if your employer stopped offering health insurance, or you left a job where you had health…