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Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment ends, opportunity to finish enrollment process available to those who started

 Uninsured Illinois residents who tried to apply for coverage online, on the phone, or with in-person assistance during the Marketplace Open Enrollment period, but ran into issues that prevented them from getting enrolled by March 31st have until April 15th to enroll for health coverage. Residents can visit the GetCoveredIllinois.gov website to see if they qualify for […]

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HHS announces ACA enrollment numbers for first five months

Get Covered Illinois Marketplace Enrollment Number Increases to More Than 113,000 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released numbers for the first five months of enrollment under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), showing that 113,733 people enrolled in the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace. Coupled with enrollment of approximately 200,000 people […]

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Affordable Care Act update from the BYNC ACA outreach coordinator

1. With less than 1 month left before ACA open enrollment closes, what should consumers know? Consumers need to know March 31st is the last day to select a plan from the Marketplace. The Affordable Care Act/Obamacare provides a new tax credit to help consumers afford health coverage purchased through the Marketplace. According to the […]

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HHS announces ACA enrollment numbers for first four months

Get Covered Illinois Marketplace enrollment number increases to more than 88,000 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released numbers for the first four months of enrollment under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) Wednesday. So far, 88,602 Illinois residents have selected a private health care plan through the federal website since Oct. 1.  In […]

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ACA enrollment challenges: Marketplace registration slow amid rough website rollout

Rolling out the new health care law across the nation and in the state hasn’t been easy. Aside from the overwhelming marketplace selection process, the system set in place has had many issues. For many customers looking to get the best coverage, healthcare.gov has been nothing but headaches. Many complained the website has been too […]

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Health insurance marketplace registration opens today

The new health insurance exchanges are open for registration today, despite the federal government’s glitches that led to a government shut down over the new health care law. Today, millions of Americans can start registering for new health insurance options. In Illinois, residents will be able to compare eight different insurance company offerings through “Get […]