Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment
UNINSURED GEORGIANS CAN SHOP FOR QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HEALTH INSURANCE ON THE MARKETPLACE.
A ONE-STOP SHOP
The new health insurance marketplace lets Georgians shop in one place to compare all their health coverage options and find accurate information about different plans, including what each plan covers and how much it costs. Make comparisons based on your personal needs before selecting the right plan for you and your family.
ALL HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS INCLUDE:
Ambulatory Patient Services
Maternity and Newborn Care
Mental Health Services
Preventive and Wellness Care
APPLY AND ENROLL ONLINE
Individuals, families, and small businesses can enroll online and get the latest, most accurate information at healthcare.gov or CuidadoDeSalud.gov. You and your family may be eligible for Medicaid, PeachCare, or premium tax credit to help you pay the monthly premium costs. There is one simple application for everything.
GET HELP FROM THE CALL CENTER
Consumers can also call the automated toll-free call center 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 800-318-2596 to speak with a trained customer service representative. Consumers who don’t speak English can get help in more than 150 languages. TTY/TDD users should call 855-889-4325.
APPLY OR GET HELP FROM A TRAINED SPECIALIST IN YOUR COMMUNITY
Did you know you can still apply and enroll in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) aka Obamacare through Special Enrollment Period (SEP)? If you experience a life event such as:
- Loss of health coverage
- Change in income
- Change in household size (got married, had a baby etc)
- Relocation out of state.
Open enrollment for 2016 healthcare plans has ended but do you know you can still apply and enroll in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) aka Obamacare through Special Enrollment Period (SEP)? If you experience a life event such as:
· Loss of health coverage
· Change in income
· Change in household size (got married, had a baby etc.)
· Relocation out of state.
You have 60 days from the date of the qualifying event to get enrolled. Stop by our 30 Warren Street SE Atlanta location or call 404-373-2282 ext. 26 to speak with our Licensed Health Navigator.
Next Open Enrollment begins in November 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017.
In addition to other private health insurance, we accept the following Marketplace/ACA insurance plans:
· Ambetter of Peach State Health Plan
· Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan GA Pathway X HMO (all except BCBS HMO Direct Access (DIRAC))
· Cigna Health Plan PPO
· Harken Health Plan PPO
· Humana HMOx
· Humana National POS
· United Healthcare HMO
If you are a US citizen, US national, or a Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) – check the full list of eligibility criteria at: healthcare.gov/immigration-status-and-the-marketplace
WHAT DOCUMENTS OR INFORMATION DO I NEED TO APPLY?
Social Security numbers for all applicants including children
Birth dates for all applicants including children
Document numbers for legal immigrants
Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage such as pay stubs, W-2 forms, or Wage and Tax Statements
Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering you and your family
Information about any health insurance plans you and your family could access from your employer. Use the Employer Coverage Tool form to help you collect information for every employer-based plan for which you and your family are eligible. You need to fill this out even if you opt out of employer-based insurance. The form can be found at: healthcare.gov/downloads/ECT_Application_508_130615.pdf
DO I HAVE TO BUY INSURANCE?
The new federal law requires everyone over age 18 to have health insurance or pay a penalty, unless:
You already receive Medicaid or Medicare
You are a US Citizen living in a foreign country
You are incarcerated
You have an exemption
You may qualify for an exemption from the tax penalty in certain cases. More information can be found at healthcare.gov/exemptions
Don’t get penalized, Get coverage and Protect you and your family.