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Published onJanuary 28, 2021

Get ready for tax season

Tax filing season is here. If you had Marketplace coverage in 2020, follow these steps to get ready.

Published onDecember 23, 2020

Activate your 2021 health plan by paying your premium

To activate your 2021 health insurance plan, pay your first premium directly to the insurance company (not the Marketplace). Your coverage won’t start until you make payment, so follow their instructions carefully. You may be able to pay online at HealthCare.gov.

Published onDecember 16, 2020

2021 Open Enrollment is over. See if you can still get coverage

The deadline for 2021 Marketplace insurance that starts January 1 has passed. If you missed it, you may still be able to get or change 2021 coverage 2 ways: with a
Special Enrollment Period
or through
Medicaid
or the
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
.

Published onDecember 10, 2020

Act now: The 2021 enrollment deadline is just days away

This is the last call for 2021 Marketplace insurance that meets your needs and budget! Open Enrollment for 2021 Marketplace health plans ends Tuesday, December 15. There are just 5 days left to enroll in, re-enroll in, or change 2021 Marketplace coverage that starts January 1.

Published onDecember 1, 2020

Time is running out: Update, compare & enroll by Dec 15

You have 2 weeks to enroll in Marketplace health insurance for 2021. If you enrolled for 2020, you have until December 15 to change or update your plan for 2021. If you don’t take action you may be automatically enrolled for 2021, but may miss out on new options.

Published onNovember 19, 2020

Less than one month remains for 2021 health coverage that starts Jan 1

Important: 2021 Open Enrollment ends Tuesday, December 15, 2020! You have less than one month to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance for coverage that starts January 1, 2021. If you miss the deadline, you can only enroll in or change your health plan for 2021 if you qualify for a
Special Enrollment Period
.

Published onNovember 12, 2020

Will you save on a 2021 Marketplace health plan?

Open Enrollment for 2021 health insurance ends Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Before you apply, you can get an idea of what your costs may be by answering a few quick questions. The results may surprise you!

Published onNovember 5, 2020

3 reasons to enroll in 2021 health insurance today

You have until Tuesday, December 15, 2020 to enroll in or change 2021 Marketplace health coverage that starts January 1, 2021. Enrolling at HealthCare.gov may be easier than you think. Here are 3 reasons to enroll today.