Open Enrollment Starts November 1, 2016.

Many qualify for help paying premiums and reduced out-of-pocket costs.  Don’t get stuck without insurance and pay a tax penalty. 
You can enroll online at https://www.healthcare.gov/

Marketplace Insurance Plans 

  • The goal of the Health Insurance Marketplace is to make health care affordable for all.
  • Insurance is provided through private insurance providers, not the government.
  • Pre-existing conditions do not affect cost or eligibility.
  • All plans must provide Essential Health Benefits:

                 Prescriptions                                           Doctors 
                 Wellness visits                                         Mental Health Treatment
                 Maternity                                                 Substance Abuse Treatment
                 Hospitalization                                         Rehabilitative and habilitative therapy

 For cost estimates and plan information, please visit:  https://www.healthcare.gov/see-plans/

  • See plans for your area including cost, coverage, providers, prescription plans
  • Get estimate of Advance Premium Tax Credit that will pay part of monthly costs
  • See if you qualify for reduced deductible and out-of-pocket costs

Got Questions – Get Answers   https://www.healthcare.gov/get-answers/

Members of Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Patient Financial Services team are trained to help patients negotiate the www.healthcare.gov.  To contact Patient Financial Services, please call (903) 315-5200.