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Published onDecember 20, 2018

Pay your premium: Make sure your coverage starts January 1

Now that you’ve enrolled in 2019 Marketplace insurance, you must pay your monthly

premium
for your coverage to start. You pay your premiums directly to the insurance company.

Published onNovember 21, 2018

3 reasons to enroll in 2019 Marketplace coverage

Staying healthy is important. This Thanksgiving, give yourself the peace of mind that comes with having health insurance. You have until December 15, 2018 to enroll in or change health insurance for 2019.

Published onOctober 11, 2018

Find out what Marketplace health plans cover

All Marketplace plans cover the same set of essential health benefits, preventive care, and pre-existing conditions. Starting November 1 you can enroll in or renew a plan for 2019, so you’ll continue to have access to these benefits.

Published onSeptember 27, 2018

Stay healthy with your free flu shot this fall

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot every year. With your Marketplace health plan, your flu shot is free from a provider in your plan's network.

Published onJuly 26, 2018

Now that you’re covered, compare doctors in your plan

Your relationships with your doctors and other care providers can have a big impact on your health care. Now that you’re covered, there are resources to help you pick doctors, hospitals, and other providers that work for you and your plan.

Published onJuly 12, 2018

5 benefits Marketplace plans must cover

Did you know that all plans offered in the Marketplace cover the same set of

essential health benefits
? Essential health benefits are minimum requirements for all Marketplace plans.

Published onJuly 5, 2018

Make a splash this summer with preventive care

This summer, take advantage of the free

preventive services
available with your Marketplace health plan. These services can prevent health problems or detect them at an early stage when treatment is likely to work best.