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Open Enrollment Begins Today! PHAN is Here to Help:

November 1, 2015

The third year of Open Enrollment begins today. You can now compare plans and apply through healthcare.gov!

Getting covered is essential for protecting both your health and your wallet, and now is the time to explore new plans to make sure that you are getting the most affordable and comprehensive plan for your health needs.

Don’t go it alone this year when finding coverage! 

Free, in-person enrollment assistance is available across the state. PHAN has trained navigators waiting to help — throughout Open Enrollment, we’re available evenings, weekends, and during the day. Call us at 877-570-3642 or email us at helpline@pahealthaccess.org.

Even if you previously enrolled in a plan, it is still important to update any changes that may have occurred, explore new plans in your area, and check out if there are any new health coverage options in which you may be eligible.

Remember that this year, open enrollment spans from November 1 to January 31. 

  • In order for coverage to begin on January 1: Enroll by December 15
  • In order for coverage to begin on February 1: Enroll by January 15
  • In order for coverage to begin on March 1: Enroll by January 31

Financial help is available to help lower your monthly costs, and there is a fine for not having health insurance, so #GetCovered!


NEXT TUESDAY NIGHT POLICY CALL WILL LOOK AT MARKETPLACE PLANS, PRICES FOR 2016

Do you have any friends who need to get covered? Are you curious about what new plans will be offered in 2016? Do you want to better understand key insurance concepts like deductibles, “narrow” networks, and co-insurance?

Then RSVP here to join us on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd at 6:00PM for a special look at Pennsylvania’s health insurance landscape in 2016. 

We’ll talk about how Marketplace plans and rates have changed, where to find in-person help, and what questions to ask before picking a plan to make sure you’re finding the one that works best for you. We’ll also examine how insurance companies are changing their products to adapt in an environment where they can no longer make money by denying people care, and instead, have to figure out ways to keep people healthy. 

RSVP now to join us this Tuesday, Nov. 3rd at 6:00PM!