Printed on September 13, 2018
Open Enrollment begins November 1. Right here’s what you are able to do now to make the applying course of smoother.
3 straightforward methods to organize for 2019 Open Enrollment
- Collect all the things you want earlier than you apply. Once you apply for or renew your protection, you’ll be requested to provide family, revenue, and present protection info. Save your self time and stress by reviewing this Market guidelines (PDF) prematurely to be sure to have all the things you want.
- When you’ve got 2018 Market protection, evaluate your present utility to ensure it is nonetheless correct. If it’s not, replace your utility with any revenue and/or family adjustments. If you happen to don’t replace your utility, you won’t get the correct amount of premium tax credit score or different financial savings. Beginning November 1, you possibly can entry your pre-filled 2019 utility based mostly on the data you gave for 2018.
- Set an Open Enrollment deadline reminder. Open Enrollment ends December 15. When you’ve got a 2018 Market plan, chances are you’ll be mechanically enrolled in the identical plan (or an identical one) for 2019 if you happen to don’t act by the deadline. This might not be the best choice, so you’ll want to examine all obtainable plans. Mark December 15 in your calendar so that you don’t miss out on a plan that could be a greater match for you for 2019.