March 25, 2020 – Although the federal and state governments have stepped in decisively to ensure that most people won’t incur out-of-pocket costs for… 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
December 19, 2018 – Q. I was laid off right before open enrollment ended, and now do not have any income/insurance. Am I still required to sign up for… Read more
August 1, 2018 – 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
I purchased health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in Texas, but I have moved to Colorado. How do I transfer my coverage?
January 22, 2018 – Q. I purchased healthcare insurance under the Affordable Care Act in Texas. I have now moved to Colorado. How do I transfer my coverage? A:… Read more
January 7, 2018 – Q. We have a health insurance policy through our state exchange. We're moving in July, but only about 50 miles away, and we're staying in… 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 – Q. My son is covered on my employer's policy through July 31, but because he's about to be 26, he'll have to find his own coverage. Can he… Read more
January 2, 2018 – Q. I have an individual policy that I renewed last year. The plan year ends in March, but my carriers says I can renew it, although only… 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?
December 28, 2017 – Q: 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… Read more
December 21, 2017 – Q. Are qualifying events and special enrollment periods the same as they were in prior years? A. For the most part, yes. Outside of… Read more
December 15, 2017 – Q. Where can I find a list of Obamacare qualifying events? A. The majority of ACA-compliant plans are not available for purchase outside of… Read more
If my current coverage ends on December 31st, can I be confident that my new coverage will be in force if I enroll by December 15?
December 12, 2017 – Q: If my coverage ends on December 31st, can I be confident that my coverage will be in force if I enroll by December 15? A: Yes. As long… Read more