The next Open Enrollment Period begins November 1, 2015 and lasts through January 31, 2016. But, you may be able to get covered before then.
If you have low or no income, you may qualify for Medicaid -- even if you've been denied in the past. Plus, certain life changes -- like getting married, having or adopting a child, moving out of your current plan's service area, or losing job-based coverage give you a Special Enrollment Period to get a plan in the Marketplace (healthcare.gov).
It's going to be a new day for health care on January 1st, 2014. No more denials for pre-existing conditions. No more getting charged more because you happen to be a woman. And no more financial ruin over health care costs -- thanks, in part to new tax credits under the Affordable Care Act for working and middle-class families to afford coverage.
Earlier this afternoon, health care advocates stood shoulder to shoulder with physicians, providers, lawmakers and faith leaders to press forward in the campaign to bring jobs and coverage to Pennsylvania through the Medicaid expansion.
As we speak, over 150 advocates are on their way to the Capitol to tell lawmakers it’s time to take the money to Cover the Commonwealth, and bring jobs and health care coverage to Pennsylvania families.
A temporary repreive from automatic, across-the-board cuts. Potential standoffs in Washington around raising the nation's debt limit and funding operations for the federal government. A faction in Congress that's determined to extract painful cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in return for any action to allow the nation to pay its bills and grow the economy.
What does this all mean for us, as advocates for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security?
Last week, thousands of people swarmed the steps of the Supreme Court to demonstrate support for the Affordable Care Act and highlight the many benefits and protections that we’ll all lose if the law is overturned. Among them were two of PHAN’s best activists, artist Theresa BrownGold and health educator Holly Dolan.
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