Need health insurance coverage? Special enrollment period open through August 15.

The health insurance marketplace (healthcare.gov) will reopen under a special enrollment period running from Feb. 15 through Aug. 15. This allows anyone who may be uninsured, or underinsured, to sign up for a 2021 health insurance plan. What you need to know: If you enrolled in a 2021 health insurance plan with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS), you do not need to … Continue reading Need health insurance coverage? Special enrollment period open through August 15.

What’s covered under the Affordable Care Act

Updated February 15, 2021– The health insurance marketplace (healthcare.gov) has reopened under a special open enrollment period running from Feb. 15 through Aug. 15. If you are uninsured, or underinsured, you can now sign up for a 2021 health insurance plan. Many Kansans are new to shopping for health insurance on the individual or family market this year. Understanding coverage with the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading What’s covered under the Affordable Care Act

Need health insurance for you and your family? Get the basics of the ACA in simple terms

Updated February 15, 2021– The health insurance marketplace (healthcare.gov) has reopened under a special open enrollment period running now through Aug. 15. If you are uninsured, or underinsured, you can now sign up for a 2021 health insurance plan. More people than ever are seeking health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during the special open enrollment period … Continue reading Need health insurance for you and your family? Get the basics of the ACA in simple terms

How to save on your monthly insurance bill with a premium tax credit

What is the premium tax credit? When you apply for health insurance on the Marketplace (www.healthcare.gov), you can see if you qualify for a “premium tax credit” to lower the amount you pay each month for the insurance plan. The amount of the premium tax credit depends on your estimated household income for the year you want coverage. How do I use the premium tax … Continue reading How to save on your monthly insurance bill with a premium tax credit

{Guest blog} Health care reform – where do we go from here?

We know that many of our members have questions about the current state of health care reform in our country. While the future is still uncertain, we want you to know that we are working with our elected federal officials, as well as our state lawmakers and regulators, to ensure that Kansans have access to high-quality health care at a price they can afford. We invited BCBSKS Director of Government Relations Sunee Mickle to provide an update on how things are progressing in Washington, D.C. Continue reading “{Guest blog} Health care reform – where do we go from here?”