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Published onJune 29, 2017

4 steps to find the right doctor for you

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

Published onJune 8, 2017

3 ways: report income & household changes

If you have Marketplace health insurance and your income or household changed — like if you had a baby, got a raise, or someone in your household got new job-based coverage — you should update your application as soon as possible.

Published onApril 27, 2017

Remember to pay your monthly premium to your health insurance company

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.

Published onApril 20, 2017

Keep 2017 health coverage information current

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: