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Published onJuly 31, 2015

Turning 65 soon? How to transition from the Marketplace to Medicare coverage

If you have a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace® and will soon have
Medicare
eligibility, it’s not too soon to start planning for your coverage to switch.
If you have a Marketplace plan now, you can keep it until your Medicare coverage starts. Then, you can cancel the Marketplace plan without penalty.

Published onJuly 24, 2015

Medicare and Medicaid: keeping us healthy for 50 years

Medicare and Medicaid celebrate 50 years on July 30th!
In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicaid and Medicare into law. Medicare and Medicaid began as basic insurance programs for Americans without health insurance. Over the years they have continued to evolve, becoming the standard bearers for quality and innovation providing even more Americans with quality and affordable care.

Published onJuly 17, 2015

5 questions about dental coverage in the Marketplace

Published onJuly 1, 2015

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

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.