You qualify for a special enrollment period if you lose your job and/or the insurance it provided or take a new job with an employer that does not offer insurance. You also qualify if you were on someone else’s plan and they lost coverage through their job. If any of these events impact your health coverage outside of the open enrollment period, you can make … Continue reading Do you qualify for a special enrollment period?
Today, more than 86% of Kansans enrolled in individual plans through the federal marketplace receive tax credits (also known as subsidies) to reduce the cost of their monthly premium payments. This subsidy could make purchasing quality health insurance a reality for many by helping to lower their premium cost. Try our health insurance marketplace calculator to see if you qualify for financial assistance. Continue reading You may qualify for financial assistance on monthly premium payments
How do you know if you are buying health insurance or a health benefit plan? Both are options Kansans will have as they consider their health coverage, but they are not created equal and some can leave you without necessary coverage. Check out our side-by-side breakdown of both options to understand the benefits and limitations you need to know before you make any decisions on … Continue reading What’s the difference between health insurance and a health plan?
Finding the right health insurance for you and your family is important. Use this list of questions to help ensure you are getting the answers you need. Questions to ask when shopping for health insurance: ● Should I use COBRA instead of a health insurance plan on the exchange or a plan directly from a carrier? What about Medicaid? ● How do I know if … Continue reading What questions should I be asking?