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July 1, 2015

Having a major life event? You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

Life change? You may be able to get health coverage for 2015

Thinking about moving, getting married, having a baby, or changing jobs? When you make big decisions in life, you may be eligible to buy or change Health Insurance Marketplace coverage outside the yearly Open Enrollment Period.

June 26, 2015

5 questions to ask about your new doctor

Choosing a doctor is one of the most important decisions you'll make about your health care. Finding the right one can take a little work, but is well worth it. If you’ve already had your first visit with a primary care doctor under your new plan, ask yourself these 5 questions to make sure your doctor is the right one for you:

  1. Did you feel the doctor cared about your health and about you as a person?
  2. Did the doctor listen to you and address your needs?
  3. Did the doctor use words you could understand and talk to you in a way that made you feel comfortable?
  4. Was he or she respectful of your opinions, culture, and beliefs?
  5. Did you feel like you could ask questions at the appointment or call the doctor later with questions?
June 19, 2015

Using your Marketplace coverage: find a doctor and prepare for your first visit

Choosing the right doctor or other health care provider is one of the most important decisions you’ll make about your health care. You should look for a doctor you can trust and work with to improve your health and well-being.

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