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It’s that dreaded word— homework. Don’t worry; it’s not as awful as it sounds. It’s time to get ready for the Open Enrollment Period, that important time of the year when you can apply for health insurance. If you’re still in the early stages of shopping, then it’s first things first! Let us guide you in preparing to buy health coverage that meets your needs and fits your budget. Explore your options and learn about the steps you need to take.
Step 1: Plan Ahead
Step 2: See if You Can Get Help Paying for Health Insurance
Check if you qualify for financial assistance. The health care law helps many people pay for health insurance. Based on your income, family size and the health plan you choose, you may qualify for federal financial assistance. This could reduce – or even eliminate – your monthly premium.
Step 3: Find a Plan that Fits You
Once you’ve thought about everything that you (and you family) may want and need, now you can choose a health plan that fits your lifestyle and budget while taking great care of your health!
If you're ready, start shopping now or, if you have any questions, you can call us at 877-731-4649, visit our website or come to one of our events to get help in person.
Originally published 12/17/2014; Revised 2018
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