Per Administrator Vermas letter to Senator King, any resident of Maine who did not secure coverage by the end of the Open Enrollment
Period and was affected by the wind storm should contact the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596 to speak with a Marketplace representative.
Our survey shows that even among consumers who are proactively shopping for new 2018 plans, a majority don't know that this year's open enrollment
period is half the length of last year's," said eHealth CEO Scott Flanders.
But plan selection activity was 42% higher during the first two weeks of the 2018 open enrollment
period than it was during the first weeks of the 2017 open enrollment
Regulators, insurers and ACA public exchange managers set up the open enrollment
period system, or limits on when people have an easy time buying health coverage, to give insurers a little bit of protection against claim risk.
Plan sponsors will already know that open enrollment
is their main [chance to inform] employees of changes to their health benefits," he says, "but it should not be viewed as an effort that is exclusively concerned with health benefits.
There was, however, one reason for apprehension when the open enrollment
is the time period when all people with Medicare may be able to change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for the following year to better meet their needs," the Medicare Supplement insurance expert adds.
One-third used the words "annoyance" or "dread" to describe open enrollment
The open enrollment
period can help credit unions take their communication with employees to the next level and increase their understanding of the process and the full scope of benefits their credit union offers," said Pricer.
But Lamb insists he was simply ahead of his time, especially with more than $5,000 per student in open enrollment
funding from the state riding on the outcome.
As the Attorney General of New Mexico, I am requesting that CMS consider extending open enrollment
through a special enrollment period of at least two more months in order to give New Mexico residents the opportunity to receive adequate information and make informed healthcare choices.
ends this Friday, and unless you experience a significant life change like a loss of other health insurance coverage, this is the last chance you will have to enroll through the marketplace until next year, said Governor Tom Wolf.