January 24, 2021 – Q. What is the window to enroll in health insurance coverage for 2021? A. Open enrollment for 2021 health insurance ran from November 1,… Read more
January 22, 2021 – Losing your employer-sponsored insurance because you were laid off counts as a qualifying event, so your open enrollment goes for 60 days… Read more
I purchased health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in Texas, but I have moved to Colorado. How do I transfer my coverage?
January 18, 2021 – If you purchased ACA-compliant health insurance in Texas and you're moving to Colorado, you'll need to select a new Colorado plan rather… Read more
December 16, 2020 – Q. If I don't enroll in a health insurance plan by the end of open enrollment (December 15), what options will I have? A. In most cases,… Read more
October 30, 2020 – Q. I've heard that Medicaid enrollment is year-round. So if I qualify for Medicaid, I don't need to worry about the December 15 end of open… Read more
October 28, 2020 – It's easier to get individual health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, but consumers in the individual market need to be aware that… Read more
October 21, 2020 – If you have a health plan in the individual market, on-exchange or off-exchange, you can probably just let it renew for the coming year… Read more
August 14, 2020 – If you enroll through your marketplace your coverage effective date mostly depends on whether you're enrolling during open enrollment or a… Read more
If I sign up for a Bronze plan during open enrollment, can I bump my coverage up to a higher level several months later if I find out that I need surgery?
August 12, 2020 – Once you select a plan during open enrollment, you won't be able to change your policy until the next open enrollment period.… Read more
If I don’t make changes to my plan and just let it auto-renew for January, am I stuck with it for the rest of the year?
August 12, 2020 – Q. If I don't make changes to my plan and just let it auto-renew for January, am I stuck with it for the rest of the year? A. Yes, unless… Read more
If my income is less than expected this year, I might be eligible for Medicaid. What can I do to cover my bases?
June 17, 2020 – Q: I'm self-employed, so my income varies from one year to the next. I enrolled through the exchange and projected an income that makes me… Read more
June 9, 2020 – Here's where you should look for help if have trouble enrolling through a health insurance marketplace – or if you have issues with your… Read more
I’m leaving my job – and my insurance – on April 30. Do I qualify for open enrollment on May 1? or do I have to take COBRA?
March 7, 2019 – Q. I'm planning to leave my job to become self-employed in June. My insurance will end on June 30, but I have an option to take COBRA. Do… Read more
February 2, 2018 – Social Security income is included in the calculation to determine your subsidy… Read more
My son is covered on my employer’s policy through July 31. Can he enroll in a new plan starting on August 1, or did he need to have purchased a plan during open enrollment?
January 5, 2018 – Aging out of your parent's coverage triggers a special enrollment period – as long as the coverage was minimum essential coverage.… Read more
October 21, 2015 – Q. Will I be able to see next year's rates on the exchange website before open enrollment begins? A: In most states, yes, although how… Read more