December 23rd is the deadline to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace for coverage beginning January 1st. Open enrollment for coverage after January 1st continues until March 31, 2014.
If you haven’t enrolled, here are four ways to do so:
Apply with a paper application
You can fill out a paper application and mail it in. To get a paper application, download the application form and instructions.
When you apply online, you’ll follow a 4-step process:
- Set up an account.
- Fill out the online application.
- Compare your options
Apply by phone or with an in-person assister
To apply by phone, call 1-800-318-2596, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (TTY: 1-855-889-4325). A customer service representative will work with you to complete the application and enrollment process.
You can also apply with the help of an assister who can sit with you and help you fill out a paper or online application.
Find in-person help
In all states, there are people trained and certified to help you understand your health coverage options and enroll in a Marketplace plan
Visit LocalHelp.HealthCare.gov to find help in your area.
For more information and resources click here.