Health Insurance Marketplace Information

Open Enrollment is over

If not enrolled by March 31, 2014 you can only enroll under special circumstances such as, loss of job, divorce, birth of a child, etc. The open enrollment period for 2015 coverage is from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015.

Key dates for the Health Insurance Marketplace

Open Enrollment is the time when you can apply for a 2015 Marketplace plan, keep your current plan, or pick a new one.
Are you ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period?

Here are 4 key dates you should know:

  • November 15, 2014. Open Enrollment begins. Apply for, keep, or change your coverage.
  • December 15, 2014. Enroll by the 15th if you want new coverage that begins on January 1, 2015. If your plan is changing or you want to change plans, enroll by the 15th to avoid a lapse in coverage.
  • December 31, 2014. Coverage ends for 2014 plans. Coverage for 2015 plans can start as soon as January 1st.
  • February 15, 2015. This is the last day you can apply for 2015 coverage before the end of Open Enrollment.

 Health Insurance Marketplace General Information

Get help. You can sign up 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at HealthCare.gov

You can also sign up in Spanish at CuidadoDeSalud.gov.

You can call 1-800-318-2596, any time, any hour, and a trained representative will help you enroll.

Local help: Paige C. Ashley, Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator, (785) 251-2136

Shawnee County Health Agency, 1615 W. 8th Street, Topeka, KS  66606

 

What is the library doing to help?

Library staff cannot assist customers in completing the application or enrollment process, but can provide technology assistance in using the library’s public computers and printers.

Please direct questions and feedback on how the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library can improve our community partnerships to provide Shawnee County residents with the information they need to:

Lissa Staley, Health Information Librarian estaley@tscpl.org

This page updated 9/18/2014