Get Covered! Affordable Health Insurance Available
Teresa has been working as a Certified Application Counselor since the Health Insurance Marketplace. Since Teresa has been helping people get health insurance coverage since the beginning, she is a great resource to assist you in navigating through the healthcare.gov website
Our goal as Certified Application Counselors is to help the community to access affordable healthcare. We want to provide factual information about the new health care laws and what is available to you.
What we have learned!
Health Insurance Premiums did go this year, BUT the tax credits also went up.
On Average most people can get coverage for about $75/month
Less than 1/2 American’s knew that they were eligible for Tax Credits, Subsidies, and/or cost sharing. You can only get these benefits through the healthcare.gov website.
Medicaid Expansion happened in Montana – more than 70,000 people in Montana are now eligible to receive Medicaid Benefits
Next Open Enrollment Period
The Open Enrollment Period for 2017 is November 1, 2016 — January 31, 2017. The enrollment period is your annual opportunity to select a health insurance plan through the Marketplace. The Marketplace with calculate your insurance premium and verify if there is any financial assistance available for you. This is the best time for you to enroll for the first time, update income information and compare all the insurance plans available to make sure you get a plan that meets your needs.
We are able to assist you in Medicaid enrollment all year long. Medicaid income guidelines have changed, so you may eligible for coverage that was previously not available.