Insurance

March 02, 2021
Where Do You Apply for a Marketplace Plan?

There are several ways you can apply for a Marketplace health insurance plan. During Open Enrollment, you can shop, compare, and apply directly through HealthCare.gov. However, some states have created their own “State Based Marketplace” or “exchange.” If you live in a state that runs their own Marketplace, you can enroll directly through their site.…

March 01, 2021
What Do I Do When I’m Ready to Apply for Marketplace Insurance?

Want to enroll in Marketplace insurance for 2021 but not sure where to start? Here’s a step-by-step breakdown of how to shop the Marketplace and what that process looks like. Here are your options: Self-enroll online or over the phone via Healthcare.gov or a trusted partner like HealthSherpa Find local, in-person assistance Complete and mail…

November 06, 2020
What to Do If You Need Help Paying for Prescription Medicines

If you’ve ever been in the situation where you have to decide whether to pay for your prescription or put groceries on the table, you know how scary that can be. What many people don’t know is that there are several programs that can help you pay for those prescriptions. They are called Patient Assistance…

June 01, 2020
What to do if you lose your health insurance during COVID-19

Things in our personal lives are changing at the speed of light right now. Each day there is new information. We are constantly learning how to navigate the changing landscape in which we find ourselves. For many, these changes can include a reduct...

February 28, 2021
What do I do once I have applied for Marketplace insurance?

After you’ve completed the Marketplace application, there are a number of things you may have to do next before your coverage kicks in. You can complete all of these steps through HealthCare.gov or your free HealthSherpa account. Submitting require...