Great news! Pennie, also known as the Health Insurance Marketplace, is taking steps to make it easier for people to purchase health insurance without worrying about timing or deadlines.
People with incomes under a certain amount can now purchase a health insurance plan through Pennie at any time of the year, not just during Open Enrollment.
If your yearly income is below the following amount then you may qualify to enroll in Pennie year-round:
-Family of one: $19,320/year
-Family of two: $26,130/year
-Family of three: $32,941/year
-Family of four: $39,752/year
-Family of five: $46,560/year
-Family of six: $53,370/year
What Kind of Plan Do I Qualify For?
If your income is below the above amounts you will qualify for a $0/month “Silver plan.” Silver plans give you extra savings on out-of-pocket costs that you do not get with other plans. Click here to find out more about what counts as income for Pennie coverage.
How Do I Find Out More?
If you think you qualify for this new Special Enrollment Period call PHAN’s at 877-570-3642 helpline for assistance!