12/04/2024

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Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline nears

Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline nears

Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline nears



TOMORROW, OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS FOR PEOPLE WHO NEED TO GET THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. AND A LOT OF FLORIDIANS USED, IT. IN FACT, IN 2022, A RECORD 2.7 MILLION SIGNED UP IN OUR STATE. HERE TO HELP WALK US THROUGH WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW IS NICOLE ANDERSON AND OWNER OF LOCAL HUMAN RESOURCES MEND H R. THANK YOU, NICOLE, FOR BEING HERE. I REALLY APPRECIATE IT. SO, NICOLE, TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHAT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT CAN PROVIDE SO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT CAN PROVIDE PRIVATE INSURANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE RIGHT AT POVERTY OR EVEN OVER POVERTY WAY OVER THE POVERTY LINE, BUT HAVE SUBSIDIES TO HELP WITH THE PAYMENTS? A LOT OF FLORIDIANS USING IT. WHY IS IT SO HELPFUL FOR US FLORIDIANS? WELL, IT PROVIDES TEN, TEN DIFFERENT THINGS THAT EACH IS REQUIRED FOR A PRESCRIPTION MENTAL ADDICTION TREATMENT, PREVENTATIVE CARE. IT PROVIDES A WIDE RANGE OF ABOUT AVAILABILITY WELL AS MULTIPLE PLANS. SO WHO QUALIFIES SO SOMEONE WATCHING RIGHT NOW IS GOING TO QUALIFY TO GET THE OF COURSE THROUGH THE MARKETPLACE WHO YOU A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY WELL I HAVE INSURANCE AT WORK SO. HOW DOES THIS ALL WORK? SO YOU QUALIFY. YOU’VE LOST INSURANCE. IF YOU’RE IF YOU’RE A US CITIZEN OR PERMANENT RESIDENT HERE IN THE UNITED STATES, AND YOU NEED INCOME OF AT LEAST 100% OF THE POVERTY, POVERTY LEVEL. AND YOU CANNOT BE ON MEDICAID OR MEDICARE. OKAY. TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT SOME OF THE DISCOUNTS OR TAX CREDITS THAT YOU CAN RECEIVE BY USING ACA. SO YOU RECEIVE SUBSIDIES. AND THESE SUBSIDIES ARE BASED ON YOUR INCOME AND YOUR INCOME LEVEL. AND THEY ACTUALLY PROVIDE A CREDIT THAT YOU CAN RECEIVE THAT REDUCES YOUR MONTHLY PREMIUM PAYMENT. IT REALLY HELPS A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT. YES IT DOES. AND SO TOMORROW IS DEADLINE. YES. SO WE HAVE 20 A LITTLE MORE THAN 24 HOURS TO GO ON THERE. AND IF THEY TRIED TO MAKE IT PRETTY EASY. OH, YEAH, ABSOLUTELY CAN GO TO HEALTHCARE.GOV AND IT’LL WALK YOU THROUGH YOUR ENTER YOUR YOUR INCOME, YOUR NAME, YOUR CODE, AND IT WILL TELL YOU WHAT’S AVAILABLE IN AREA. AND THEN IT’LL CERTIFY. THEN YOU CAN MOVE RIGHT ON TO PAYING YOUR PREMIUM. YOU HAVE ONE, AND THEN YOU’LL HEALTH COVERAGE JANUARY 1ST. AND SO IF YOU MISSED THEIR ENROLLMENT, WHAT IF WHAT IF IT SLIPS YOUR MIND AND YOU THINK, OH, I FORGOT. SO UNFORTUNATELY, IF YOU MISS IT JUST BECAUSE YOU MISS IT, THEN YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO ENROLL YEAR. HOWEVER, IF YOU HAVE A QUALIFYING LIFE EVENT SUCH AS A MARRIAGE LOSS OF COVERAGE, BABY OR ADOPTION OR ANY OTHER LIFE QUALIFYING DIVORCE, THEN YOU CAN GO ON AND APPLY FOR THE COVERAGE. WONDERFUL. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THAT INFORMATION. AGAIN, A LOT FLORIDIANS USED IT LAST YEAR LOOKING FOR A RECORD NUMBER OF ENROLLEES AGAIN THIS YEAR. IF YOU WANT MORE. WE’VE ACTUALLY MADE IT EASY FOR. YOU. WE’VE PUT A LINK TO THE WEBSITE YOU TO SIGN UP ON OURS ON WPBF DOT COM.

Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline nears

The deadline is nearing for Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment. A record-breaking number of Floridians signed up for health insurance in 2022. To sign up and learn about your coverage, click here.

The deadline is nearing for Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment.

A record-breaking number of Floridians signed up for health insurance in 2022.

To sign up and learn about your coverage, click here.