Over the past week, there have been several important developments with the Affordable Care Act.
Secretary Burwell announces that Montana opts to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, bringing much-needed access to health care coverage to low-income Montanans.
Open Enrollment for 2016 Marketplace Coverage Began November 1
November 1 marked the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace for the 2016 open enrollment period. Now through January 31, 2016, you can apply for a 2016 health plan, renew your current plan, or pick a new plan in the Health Insurance Marketplace. There have been many great posts from across the Federal government about the launch of the open enrollment season. Here’s a round-up in case you missed them!
In response to consumer demand, HealthCare.gov pilots a new beta feature that allows consumers to search plans by their preferred provider or health facility.
The White House announces that it’s time to #GetCovered! [WhiteHouse.gov Blog]
Learn how you or your clients can enroll in, renew, or change plans. [HealthCare.gov Blog]
A new report provides details on Marketplace affordability and plan choice for both new and returning consumers. [HHS.gov Newsroom]
HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell announces findings of a new report on coverage savings for re-enrollees who switch plans. [HHS.gov Newsroom]