When is Health Insurance Open Enrollment in 2020?
The health insurance enrollment period of 2020 has ended, but you might still be able to get covered…
If you missed the deadline to enroll in health coverage, you might have choices:
Special Enrollment Period (SEP): If you have experienced certain life events—such as moving, getting married, losing health coverage, or having a baby—you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
State Deadlines: Some states have differing deadlines for the Open Enrollment 2020 period, which means that you may still have an opportunity to get covered, though your coverage may begin later in the year.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains the law of the land, and the Open Enrollment is approaching. So we need to give you the information you require to enroll to get coverage in 2021.
- This year’s Open Enrollment takes place from November 1 to December 15, 2020.It is significant to sign up for insurance during this period and pay your first month’s premium, so you have coverage for 2021. With health coverage, you will have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you and your family are protected if the unexpected occurs. This year’s open enrollment for health insurance 2021 period is 45 days. For 2021 coverage, you must enroll by December 15!
- Shop around to find the best choice for you and your family.No two health insurance plans are the same, and coverage options change from year to year. The good news is that there are tools accessible to compare plans so you can choose the best for you and your family. Whether enrolling in health insurance for the first time or renewing your coverage during Open Enrollment, it is essential to shop around.To compare plans, visit healthcare.gov. Once on the site, you can put in your ZIP code to see a list of plans available in your location.
- Most persons enrolling in coverage during Open Enrollment qualify for financial assistance.Whether you are renewing your current health insurance or signing up for health coverage for the first time, you may qualify for financial support to shop a plan. In most situations, financial assistance will significantly reduce the cost of purchasing coverage, so it is essential to see if you qualify.
Since 2013, the ACA has offered 20 million Americans, including four million Latino adults and 600,000 Latino children, with access to health coverage and care. The 2021 Open Enrollment period provides our community with an opportunity to build on this historic progress.
Be sure to check back with us at healthinsplans.org for updates and additional resources so you and your family can get ready to get covered!
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