The holidays are fast approaching, and there’s one must have for every shopping list: health insurance. And the place to get it? The Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov.
To help you with the process, we’ve compiled the top things to know when choosing and enrolling in plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Read on to learn more about when to sign up, what to do after you enroll, and the discounts you could receive.
If you’re looking for a health insurance plan for yourself or your family that will start providing coverage on January 1, you will have until December 23 to enroll online through HealthCare.gov, over the phone (800-318-2596), or in person (localhelp.healthcare.gov).
You’ll have the opportunity to compare private plans side-by-side and choose the one that fits your lifestyle – and budget – best. A number of upgrades have been made to HealthCare.gov, and applying for affordable, comprehensive coverage on HealthCare.gov is faster than ever before.