• Get the most out of your 2017 health insurance

    18 days ago - By Health Insurance

    If you have 2017 Marketplace health insurance, check out 4 ways to stay healthy and get the care you need:
    Understand your health coverage
    The providers you can see and how much you pay out-of-pocket depend on which insurance plan you have.
    Get your plan's "Summary of Benefits and Coverage" from your insurance company or through the link in the plan description in your Marketplace account, and use it to review your plan's covered benefits, cost sharing rules, and coverage limits.
    Find a doctor in your plan
    Most health plans give you the best deal on services when you see a doctor in the...
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  • No 2017 health insurance? See if you can still get coverage

    18 days ago - By Health Insurance

    If you didn't enroll in Marketplace health insurance during the 2017 Open Enrollment Period, you may still be able to get coverage for the rest of 2017 two ways.
    2 ways to get covered for the rest of 2017
    Special Enrollment Periods: If you have a certain type of life event - like losing health coverage, getting married, or having a baby - you may be able to enroll in a Marketplace plan for the rest of 2017.
    Learn more about life events and Special Enrollment Periods .
    See if you qualify: Answer a few quick questions to find out .
    You may have to provide documentation to confirm the change...
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  • Keep 2017 health coverage information current

    18 days ago - By Health Insurance

    If you're enrolled in a 2017 health insurance plan, here's what you need to know to get the full benefit of your health coverage and keep it up-to-date:
    Activate your coverage & pay your first month's premium
    You must pay your first premium directly to the insurance company - not to the Health Insurance Marketplace®. Your coverage won't start until the insurance company gets your payment.
    Insurance companies handle payments differently. Follow your insurer's instructions about how and when to make your payment.
    Learn more about paying your premium to complete your enrollment.
    Update your...
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  • Remember to pay your monthly premium to your health insurance company

    18 days ago - By Health Insurance

    If you enrolled in a 2017 health plan, you must pay your premium to your health insurance company, not to the Health Insurance Marketplace®. Your coverage won't start until you do.
    How do I pay my premium?
    Insurance companies handle payments differently and set their own payment deadlines.
    Follow the instructions from your insurer about how and when to make your premium payment.
    If you haven't received details on how to pay, contact your insurer.
    How do I know if I paid?
    Call your insurance company directly to confirm your payment status.
    Find their phone number on your plan brochure or...
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