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When is the Open Enrollment Period for 2021?

Open Enrollment is the designated time when most Americans can buy health insurance for the 2021 calendar year from the Health Insurance Marketplace. In most states, the 2021

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What are the Federal Poverty Levels (FPL)?

In shopping for Marketplace health insurance and learning if you might qualify for certain health insurance tax subsidies, Medicaid, or CHIP you’ll hear a lot about the

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How to get health insurance after the policy owner has died

If you just lost your spouse and got health insurance through them, you don’t need to be uninsured now. The death of a policy holder is a

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How to get health insurance after a divorce

Did you just go through a divorce and need health insurance? Good news: Divorce is a

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How to get health insurance after having or adopting a child

If you have just welcomed a new baby into your family, you’ll want to ensure that the whole family is now covered by health insurance. Fortunately, the birth or adoption of a child is a

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How to get health insurance after moving

Did you just move and need health insurance? Good news: Moving to a different ZIP code or county is a

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Laid Off and Need Coverage? How To Avoid Predatory Health Insurance Plans

Not all health insurance plans are created equal. While certain plans may call themselves health insurance, some may not have the regulations and consumer protections mandated by the Affordable Care...

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What to do if you fall into the Medicaid Gap

One of the cornerstones of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was financial support from the federal government for states to expand their

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What is a PPO?

Picking a health plan can be tricky enough without deciphering acronyms. If you’re not sure what to make of a

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What is an HMO?

HMO? PPO? POS? What does it all mean? When picking a health plan that is best for you and your family, you may be hit with a slew of acronyms. These things all stand for different kinds of health...

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What are healthcare-sharing ministries?

While searching for affordable health insurance options, you may come across something called healthcare-sharing ministries, or health sharing ministries. Healthcare-sharing ministries are not...

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