Affordable Care Act enrollment season begins

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Open Enrollment began Thursday in DE for 2019 health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They will also have options for longer duration short term health insurance plans that were not available past year. They are not available for policies purchased off the marketplace or for policies purchased through your employer.

"It might seem like a plan is cheaper", Hattemer says, "but when you actually look at your income information and your situation there's a plan that actually gets you a lot more coverage for a lower price or similar price".

The ENROLL Act guarantees funding for Navigator initiatives that provide critical assistance to help hardworking families pick the health plan that is right for them. If consumers don't have major medical health insurance for the 2019 coverage year, they will be on their own for major health care costs, but they won't be penalized at tax time. Congressional and gubernatorial candidates continue to insist they support efforts to not bar people with pre-existing conditions from getting coverage or paying exorbitant rates. Open enrollment in ACA plans lasts until December 15.

The Health Insurance Marketplace, healthcare.gov, was established by the Affordable Care Act, passed by Congress in 2010.

But Ommen also praised non-ACA compliant options that he said offered an affordable option for Iowans who do not qualify for subsidies on their health care coverage, including the Farm Bureau Health Plan, a new coverage plan that was created by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation for this coming year.

The state will formally mark the Health Insurance Marketplace's sixth enrollment period with a press event at 1 p.m. November 5 at Westside Family Healthcare's Northeast Wilmington Health Center, 908-B E. 16th St. Westside is the only organization in DE to receive federal funding for navigators to help people enroll for coverage either in person or over the phone. The state has only one provider.

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Bill Custer, a health insurance expert at Georgia State University, said that the cut in navigator funding may hurt rural areas that don't have Internet access.

Ommen said that if individuals are not eligible for subsidies to help with those costs, the system does not work. New to the mix of carriers this year is Oscar Health, which is offering competitively priced bronze and silver plans.

She says unlike Obamacare plans, the short-term plans also don't cover normal doctor visits and preventative care.

Two insurers - Delta Dental of Delaware, Inc. and Dominion Dental Services, Inc. - will offer a collective 11 stand-alone dental plans on the Marketplace.

Financial help is available for individuals with annual incomes up to $48,560; for a family of four the income limit is $100,400.

Starting in 2019, there no longer will be a federal tax penalty for individuals who can afford coverage, but who choose not to buy it. Today AgileHealthInsurance is the largest distributor of short term health insurance, providing a fast, online process for purchasing these plans.

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