Different changes in your life can impact your access to health insurance. Fortunately, if you experience a qualifying life event, you can access the coverage you need through a Special Enrollment Period (SEP), which can be granted for many reasons. Keep reading to see if your life event qualifies for an SEP. Open Enrollment vs.
In Nebraska, cooler weather and leaves rustling against the wind indicate that winter and Open Enrollment are nearby. Don’t miss your chance to consider and enroll in new health coverage. Read on to learn more about what your options are. What is Open Enrollment and when can I get coverage? Open Enrollment starts on Nov.
Of all the milestone birthdays in life, you may not think much about turning 26 … but you should. At age 26, you will more than likely need to go off your parents’ health insurance plan. Turning 26 is a qualifying life event that impacts your eligibility to enroll in a health plan. What is
In response to the pandemic and in accordance with President Joe Biden’s executive order, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for individuals and families to enroll in 2021 health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at HealthCare.gov. Here are four things to know: What is
If you have recently lost your job, you may qualify for a special enrollment period (SEP), which would enable you to purchase creditable health insurance coverage outside of the yearly open enrollment period. What is creditable coverage? Creditable coverage is coverage that meets standards set by government bodies, such as the Department of Health and
Searching for an individual health insurance plan can feel overwhelming. Previously, Nicole Creamer, director of consumer sales at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), provided answers to five common individual health plan questions to help consumers. Creamer covered the basics of individual plans and shared details on BCBSNE’s option, Armor Health. To further
Purchasing a health insurance plan can feel overwhelming, especially when you’re buying one on your own. Nicole Creamer, director of consumer sales at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), can help by providing answers to five common individual health plan questions. 1. What is an individual health plan? An individual health plan is
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is introducing a new individual and family health insurance plan called Armor Health. Coverage under this new plan begins Jan. 1, 2020. “As part of our ongoing commitment to serve the health care needs of all Nebraskans, lower costs and encourage better health, we are excited to
When it comes to health care coverage, options can bring peace of mind. That person who is in-between jobs, the early retiree who doesn’t qualify for Medicare just yet, or the family that simply needs to fill a gap in coverage – they all might benefit from a short-term health plan. Simply put, short-term health