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Monday, November 6, 2017

Applying For Health Insurance is Not Difficult -- Here Are 5 Easy Steps

Applying For Health Insurance is Not Difficult - Here Are 5 Easy Steps
If you're planning to apply for health insurance for 2018, you don't have to stress. It's not difficult and can be completed in just 5 easy steps. In addition, you can get help immediately with the application, including online assistance, assistance by phone, and in person.
5 easy steps

After reviewing all the available health insurance plans, here are the 5 steps required to apply for coverage:

Step #1 - Complete information about yourself - this includes basic contact information.
Step #2 - Complete information about all those in your household who need to be insured - this should include every person in your household, including yourself, your spouse/partner and children who live with you.
Step #3 - Identify yourself if you or anyone in your family is American Indian or Alaska Native.
Step #4 - Answer questions about your current health coverage - this includes whether or not you are currently covered, and tax credits you may have received.
Step #5 - Sign agreement and send in the completed application (if mailing).

Where to find help in completing your application

Consumers have from November 1 to December 15 to either select new coverage or switch plans. They can apply in  many ways, including:

• Online: HealthCare.gov.
• Phone: Call the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596. TTY users should call 1-855-889-4325.
• In person: There may be counselors in your area who can help. Visit HealthCare.gov, or call the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596 for more information.
• En EspaƱol: Llame a nuestro centro de ayuda gratis al 1-800-318-2596.
• Other languages: If you need help in a language other than English, call 1-800-318-2596 and tell the customer service representative the language you need.

To find out more on how to apply for 2018 healthcare coverage, visit www.healthcare.gov/quick-guide/
DISCLAIMER: The content or opinions expressed on this web site are not to be interpreted as medical advice. Please consult with your doctor or medical practictioner before utilizing any suggestions on this web site.
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