Newly insured? Get answers to your health coverage questions

Published on January 14, 2021

Now that you're enrolled in a health plan for 2021, you probably have questions about how to get the most out of your new coverage. We’re here to help, even after you enroll.
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Does my new plan cover my prescriptions?

Your plan will help pay the cost of certain prescriptions. You may be able to buy other medications, but those on your plan’s list of covered drugs (formulary) will usually be less expensive. Visit your insurance company’s website (or call them directly), and review your
Summary of Benefits and Coverage
for a list of covered drugs.

How can I find a doctor in my plan?

Most health plans give you the best deal on services when you see a doctor who has a contract with your health plan. While you may be able to see doctors who don’t contract with your plan, visiting an
provider usually means you’ll have lower out-of-pocket costs. Learn how to find a doctor in your plan.

How can I use my new coverage to improve my health?

Now that you have health coverage, learn what you can do to stay healthy and get the care you need by reading From Coverage to Care: Roadmap to Better Care and a Healthier You (PDF, 698 KB). Here you’ll find tips on how to make and prepare for an appointment.