Key dates for the Health Insurance Marketplace
Are you ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period? 4 key dates you should know:
- November 15, 2014. Open Enrollment begins. Apply for, keep, or change your coverage.
- December 15, 2014. Enroll by the 15th if you want new coverage that begins on January 1, 2015. If your plan is changing or you want to change plans, enroll by the 15th to avoid a lapse in coverage.
- December 31, 2014. Coverage ends for 2014 plans. Coverage for 2015 plans can start as soon as January 1st.
- February 15, 2015. This is the last day you can apply for 2015 coverage before the end of Open Enrollment.
New NFPRHA Resource – Enrollment in a Box – Order Today!
The National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association is offering Title X providers a new, free guide to help with Affordable Care Act education and outreach. Enrollment in a Box provides a roadmap for conducting year-round education and enrollment activities - on any budget. It is available for all Title X providers, not only for NFPRHA members.
Special Enrollment Options
2014 Open enrollment for the Marketplace has ended, however individuals and families may still qualify for special enrollment options based on certain life changes. This video explains special enrollment.
Go to healthcare.gov for more information.
Using New Insurance Coverage
People gaining health insurance for the first time may need help navigating the system. Here are some resources:
Next Marketplace Open Enrollment Begins November 15, 2014
Affordable Care Act Federal News Sources:
Follow the Healthcare.gov Blog for trending topics on the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Visit the CMS Newsroom for breaking information on the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and more.