The healthcare reform act is here to stay and many people are wondering how to sign up for ObamaCare?
There are many options on how to sign up for ObamaCare. If you have a healthcare plan that meets the minimum essential requirements, you do not need to sign up for ObamaCare. For those that need help on how to sign up for ObamaCare, here are some suggestions unless you qualify for insurance through Medicare, Medicaid,TRICARE, or have your own health insurance plan:
Go directly to the marketplace website in your state and sign up. You can get free help over the phone to sign up. Healthcare plans are limited to those sold on the marketplace in your area. How to sign up for ObamaCare may not be an issue if you think you qualify for Medicaid or Medicare. If you already know you qualify for Medicaid or cost assistance this is a great option.
For more information call (800) 299-9264
Go right to a healthcare provider to sign up. Any healthcare provider will be able to help you sign up for health insurance plans offered in your state either on or off the marketplace. This is a great option especially if you know what kind of healthcare plan you are looking for and/or with what healthcare provider you want to use.
Seek out an insurance agent or broker. Either one can help you sign up in the marketplace and can also provide assistance to see if you qualify for any subsidies. They also have access to different healthcare providers and different healthcare plans both inside and outside the marketplace. You don’t have to pay the fee for a Broker’s service as it is paid by the insurance companies. This is a great option if you are unsure if you qualify for cost assistance or know for a fact that you don’t.
Any broker or health insurance provider can help you on how to sign up for ObamaCare and see if you are eligible for any subsidies through your states marketplace. However, you will not be eligible to get cost assistance if you select a plan not offered on the marketplace. Regardless of how you shop you will not pay more or less (other than cost assistance) as all healthcare plans sold on or off the marketplace are regulated.
Call (844) 325-8886 for more information on how to sign up for ObamaCare.