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Published onSeptember 25, 2014

Scheduled downtime to improve HealthCare.gov

We’re doing maintenance and upgrades to improve the site during certain time periods. The HealthCare.gov website itself is still available. This means you can learn about the Marketplace and be well prepared when the system is available again.

Published onSeptember 24, 2014

14 facts about the Health Insurance Marketplace®

The Health Insurance Marketplace® makes it easier to find quality, affordable coverage. Millions of Americans have already gotten coverage, many for the first time.

Published onSeptember 22, 2014

What to do after your doctor visit

Now that you’ve found a doctor and had your first visit, you may be wondering what to do next. It’s important to follow through with your doctor’s recommendations.

Published onSeptember 15, 2014

Act by September 30 to submit proof of income documents!

When you applied for Marketplace coverage, you might have reported a lower household income than we could verify in our data sources. If so, it's important that you submit your proof of income documents to the Marketplace to fix this data matching issue. We need to verify your income so you can keep any help you get with Marketplace premiums and cost-sharing.

You must submit your documents by September 30th:

Time is running out. You may get a letter this week telling you that if you don't submit your documents by September 30, 2014, your help with Marketplace costs like your monthly premiums, deductible, copayments, or coinsurance may change or end.

Published onSeptember 11, 2014

Key dates for the Health Insurance Marketplace®

Are you ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace® Open Enrollment Period? Open Enrollment is the time when you can apply for a new Marketplace plan, keep your current plan, or pick a new one.

Published onSeptember 9, 2014

Deciding what doctor is right for you

Your health and well-being are important and personal. You should choose a doctor or other health care provider that you can work with, trust, and feel comfortable talking to.

Published onSeptember 5, 2014

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

Thinking about moving, getting married or having a baby? When you make big decisions in life, you may also become eligible for Marketplace coverage outside of Open Enrollment through a Special Enrollment Period.

Published onSeptember 4, 2014

Tips for your first visit to a new provider

On your first visit to a new provider, remember to bring your insurance card, photo ID, and your copay if you have one. It’s also important to show up early for your appointment!
This first visit will help your provider understand your health and lifestyle so you can work together to make improvements.