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Published onAugust 2, 2018

3 things to know about Special Enrollment Periods

The deadline to enroll in or change 2018 health insurance plans has passed. But you may still be able to enroll for the rest of 2018 if you qualify for a
Special Enrollment Period
. Here are 3 important things to know about applying with a Special Enrollment Period:

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 19, 2018

Did your income change? Let the Marketplace know

If your household income has changed, you should let the Marketplace know as soon as possible. Your new income can affect the health coverage or savings you’re eligible for.

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.

Published onJune 21, 2018

Recently lose health coverage? Enroll in Marketplace coverage today

You may qualify for a
Special Enrollment Period
if you or anyone in your household lost qualifying health coverage in the past 60 days (or expects to lose coverage in the next 60 days). This means you may be able to enroll in Marketplace health insurance for the rest of 2018.

Published onJune 14, 2018

Get fast answers to your health insurance questions

For quick answers to your health coverage questions — including managing your health coverage, finding forms and documents, or understanding costs and savings — visit the Get Answers page. You can also get information on completing your enrollment, finding plans and prices, and getting coverage.