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Published onAugust 8, 2019

New baby? See your health insurance options

If you or anyone in your household had a baby or adopted a child within the past 60 days, you may qualify for a

Special Enrollment Period
to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance for the rest of 2019.

Published onJuly 25, 2019

Special Enrollment Periods: What you need to know

You may still be able to enroll in health insurance or change plans for the rest of 2019 if you qualify for a

Special Enrollment Period
. Here are 3 things you need to know about Special Enrollment Periods:

Published onJuly 11, 2019

Did you recently move to a new state?

Summer is a popular time for moving. If you recently moved to a new state, you can’t keep a health insurance plan from your old one. To make sure you stay covered, report your move to the Marketplace as soon as possible. This way, you can enroll in a new plan without a break in coverage and avoid paying for coverage you can’t use in your new state.

Published onJune 13, 2019

Report household & income changes all year

Has your family, job, or income changed this year? If you're currently enrolled in a 2019 Marketplace plan and experience household changes, update your application as soon as possible. These changes could impact your health coverage or the savings you’re getting.

Published onMay 16, 2019

Income or household changes? Update your Marketplace application ASAP

If you're enrolled in a Marketplace plan and have changes to your income or household, update your application with these changes as soon as possible. Changes like higher or lower income, adding or losing household members, or offers of other health coverage may affect the coverage or savings you’re eligible for.

Published onApril 18, 2019

3 questions to ask your doctor

It’s important to understand what services are covered by your insurance plan and what your costs may be before your doctor’s appointment. Here are some questions to ask:

Published onApril 4, 2019

Only a few days left to file 2018 taxes

Tax day is right around the corner! Don’t miss the April 15, 2019 deadline to file 2018 taxes and report your health coverage. No matter how you got health coverage — whether through the Health Insurance Marketplace®, your job, or another source — you must report your 2018 coverage status to the IRS when you file taxes.