Hurry, There’s Only a Few More Days Left To Get 2016 Health Care Coverage
By Space Coast Daily // January 27, 2016
ObamaCare 2016 Penalty Is $695, Or 2.5 Percent of Your Income, Whichever Is Higher
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If You Need Health Coverage and Want To Avoid the Fee For 2016, CLICK HERE To Enroll In a Plan By January 31
This Sunday, January 31, is the last day to get health insurance for 2016 under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare).
If you don’t enroll in a plan, verify your cost assistance information and ensure you have the right plan, you won’t have another chance to enroll in coverage for the rest of 2016, unless you qualify for special enrollment, or other special circumstances.
If you need health coverage and want to avoid the fee for 2016, enroll in a plan by January 31. It’s important to remember that the final deadline to sign up for 2016 coverage January 31.
“We continue to make steady progress signing up new customers as open enrollment proceeds,” said Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell.
“We are focused on educating customers about the affordable options at HealthCare.gov and providing them the help they need to make the best coverage choices.”
If the January 31 deadline is missed, residents won’t be able to enroll in a health care plan unless they qualify for a special enrollment period, which gives citizens 60 days to enroll outside of the regular enrollment period.
Anyone is able to use the Health Insurance Marketplace to enroll in a health insurance plan, as long as they live in the U.S., are a citizen of the U.S. or a lawfully present citizen and aren’t in jail.
CLICK HERE TO ENROLL BY JANUARY 31
As of Jan. 7, more than 11.3 million people have signed up for health insurance coverage throughout the United States, according to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.
The Marketplace covers several health care services by law, with emergency services, ambulatory patient services, hospitalization and prescription drugs among them.