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Published onDecember 12, 2014

Enroll by December 15 to get coverage starting January 1

Time is running out! There are only 4 days left to enroll in a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace® with coverage starting on January 1. Act now to join the millions of Americans already enrolled in quality health coverage for 2015.

Published onDecember 12, 2014

Step 5 to stay covered through the Marketplace: Enroll in a health plan

If you bought a health insurance plan through the Marketplace in 2014, you’ll need to decide whether to renew your current plan (if it’s still offered) or change plans for 2015. To get started, check out the 5 Steps to Staying Covered.

Step 5 to staying covered is to enroll in a health plan for 2015.

Published onDecember 5, 2014

Step 4 to stay covered through the Marketplace: Choose a health plan

If you bought a health insurance plan through the Marketplace in 2014, you’ll need to decide whether to renew your current plan or change plans for 2015. To get started, check out the 5 Steps to Staying Covered.

Step 4 to staying covered is to choose a health plan for 2015. You can keep the same plan you had in 2014 (as long as it’s still offered) or select a new one that better fits your needs. If you want to stay enrolled in your 2014 plan, use the 14-digit plan ID in the letter you get from your health plan.

Published onNovember 19, 2014

Tips for resetting your password and unlocking your account

If you try to reset your password and don’t get an email from the Marketplace, you may be using the wrong username. To make sure you’re using the right username and to log back in, follow 2 steps:

  • Retrieve your username
  • Reset your password

Published onNovember 15, 2014

Get Marketplace coverage for 2015!

Starting today, you can fill out or update a Marketplace application and enroll in a 2015 plan.

  • New to the Marketplace? You can preview plans and prices before you apply, fill out an application, and enroll in a 2015 plan that meets your needs and fits your budget.
  • Do you have a 2014 plan? Starting today, you can compare 2015 plans and prices to your current coverage, update your application, and enroll in a 2015 plan.

Published onNovember 10, 2014

5 Things to know about Marketplace Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is the period when you can sign up for or renew a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace®. Open Enrollment for 2015 coverage starts November 15, 2014 – just 5 days away.

Published onNovember 7, 2014

Step 1 to stay covered through the Marketplace: Review your current health coverage

If you already have health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace®, it’s time to review your plan and decide if you want to make changes for 2015. You can choose to stay in your current plan (if it’s still offered) or change to a different plan.

Insurance companies can change a plan’s premiums, cost-sharing, and the benefits and services they cover each year. Every fall, your health insurance company sends you a notice explaining these changes. It’s important to review your plan’s 2015 health coverage to make sure it still meets your needs.

Published onOctober 10, 2014

How much is your Small Business Health Care Tax Credit worth?

When you buy health coverage for your employees through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplace, you may qualify for a tax credit worth up to 50% of your premium contributions.

Two new tools are now available in Spanish on CuidadoDeSalud.gov to make it easier for small employers to understand and take full advantage of the benefits available from the SHOP.