Category Health Insurance (Individual)

9
Aug

The 2021 COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period: Final Week

While health insurance enrollment is typically only available during the annual Open Enrollment period at the end of the year (unless you have a qualifying life event), the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) led to the creation of a Special Enrollment Period to assist Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic. The 2021 Special Enrollment Period …

15
Feb

The 2021 COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period: What You Need To Know

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, President Biden announced plans to reopen the federal health insurance markets for a nation-wide Special Enrollment Period. This action is being taken in response to the massive economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic which has resulted in some of the highest unemployment rates in decades. When does it start, and …

7
Dec

5 Ways to Help You Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

The holidays are going to look a lot different this year due to COVID-19. Every year millions of Americans pile into each other’s homes to celebrate the season with food, family, and football. That urge has never been stronger than this year. With millions of people working from home and many states enacting safer-at-home measures, …

9
Nov

How We Help Members Through the Individual Health Insurance Open Enrollment Process

Shopping for something as important as health coverage can feel overwhelming—especially if you’re looking for a plan to help protect your whole family. With the health insurance landscape changing every year, we know that it can be difficult to stay on top of which carriers and plans are available, so we do all that for …

29
Oct

Open Enrollment 2021 Webinar

Missed our recent Open Enrollment webinar? View a replay below.
22
Jun

Knowing the Difference Between the ER and Urgent Care Could Save You Thousands

Not knowing where to go when you or your child gets sick can be terrifying. Your family doctor may not always be available when you need them, but your circumstances may not be severe enough to warrant a trip to the ER. But how do you know if a visit to an urgent care center …

2
Dec

4 Myths About the Individual Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period

We’ve heard a lot of Open Enrollment myths over the years and want to set the record straight. Myth #1 “There are fewer insurers to choose from.” Many carriers who initially fled the federal exchange have returned and now offer plans alongside others who have entered the marketplace. This increase in the number of plans …

11
Nov

Getting the Most out of Open Enrollment

With 2020 Open Enrollment period in full swing, families across the country are reviewing their current insurance coverages and seeing what other options may be available to them. Below are a few tips to help you navigate the process. Learn the Language Insurance jargon may be enough to make some people’s heads spin but learning just …

25
Oct

Upcoming 2020 Individual Health Insurance Open Enrollment Webinar

Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday, October 30 from 1:00pm-1:30pm EDT, where we’ll review the upcoming 2020 Individual Health Insurance Open Enrollment period and cover topics such as important dates, preparation tips, industry updates, and more! Reserve your spot by registering today. Can’t make it to the webinar? Register anyway and we’ll send …

24
Jun

I Missed Open Enrollment and Need Health Coverage — What Are My Options?

The next official ACA Open Enrollment period isn’t slated to begin until November 1, 2019. But depending on your circumstances, you may not have to wait that long to obtain coverage. Qualifying Life Events and Special Enrollment Periods Sometimes our circumstances change, and if they change due to specific events, you and your dependents may …

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