Colorado residents have till Jan. 15 to enroll for health insurance via Connect for Health Colorado though the deadline for the remainder of the nation is Saturday.
But in order for you your protection to kick in by Jan. 1, you have to nonetheless enroll by Saturday.
For those that are eligible, plans from the Connect for Health Colorado Marketplace provide subsidies to scale back the price of premiums, copays, and coinsurance, in line with the Health District of Northern Larimer County.
For instance, monetary help is offered for a person
making as much as $48,560 per 12 months, or a household of 4 making as much as $100,400.
More than 130,000 Coloradans obtained help paying for health insurance this 12 months, and people who certified for subsidies have seen their internet premiums go down a mean of 24 p.c for subsequent 12 months, the health district mentioned in a information launch.
The health district gives free help to help Larimer County residents apply for subsidies, find out about health insurance choices, and enroll within the plan for 2019.
It has prolonged hours and walk-in occasions on Saturdays throughout open enrollment.
People who enrolled final 12 months and are completely satisfied with their plan ought to nonetheless see what’s obtainable for 2019, the health district advises. Plans change yearly, and folks want to ensure they’re nonetheless getting the very best plan at the very best worth for their health and monetary wants.
After Jan. 15, folks will be unable to enroll for a Connect for Health Colorado plan till the following open enrollment within the fall except they’ve a serious life change similar to a brand new job, little one, or new place of residence.
Larimer Health Connect additionally can help qualifying folks join for Health First Colorado, (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) or Child Health Plan Plus, each of which permit year-round enrollment.
Larimer Health Connect is open from eight a.m. to five p.m. Monday via Friday at 144 N. Mason St., Unit 7, Fort Collins. Walk-in service is obtainable from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays via Jan. 12.
For extra info or appointments, name 970-472-0444 or
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