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Published onAugust 21, 2014

Making an appointment

Step 5: Make an appointment.Step 5: Make an appointment.
When you make your appointment, it’s important that you have your insurance card or other documentation available, in case you’re asked to provide insurance information.

Published onAugust 12, 2014

Still need to send documents to the Marketplace? If you get a letter this week, time is running out.

We’ve been reaching out to some of you by mail, email, and phone if some information you gave us on your Health Insurance Marketplace® application doesn’t match the data we have on file. It’s important that you submit the documents we need so we can help you stay covered through the Marketplace and keep any help you get with premiums and cost-sharing.
We know you’re listening because we’re getting thousands of documents every day and are working around the clock to review these documents to confirm you are eligible for Marketplace coverage. If you’ve mailed or uploaded documents already, we’ll let you know as soon as we’ve finished reviewing them.

Published onAugust 11, 2014

Finding a provider

Step 4: Find a provider.Step 4: Find a provider.
Choosing the right provider is one of the most important decisions you’ll make about your health care. We can help you find the right one.
Remember, you’re looking for a provider you can trust and work with to improve your health and well-being, so take time to think about what you need. Depending on how complicated your health care needs are, you may need to see more than one type of provider.

Published onAugust 4, 2014

Knowing where to go for care

Step 3: Know where to go for care.Step 3: Know where to go for care.
It’s important that you know where to go for medical care when you need it. There are some big differences between visits to your primary care provider and visits to the emergency room, such as cost, time spent waiting for care, and follow up.
Getting regular medical care: Primary care providers work with you to ensure that you get the right preventive services, manage your chronic conditions, and improve your health. Before you go to the doctor’s office, clinic, or health center, visit your health plan’s website and check their provider directory online. You can also call your insurer directly with questions or call a provider to see if they accept your health plan.