Health Insurance Marketplace
Open Enrollment Update!
As of November 15, enrollment in Nevada Health Link, the official health insurance marketplace for the state of Nevada, is now open! The 2015 enrollment period is from November 15, 2014 until February 15, 2015. However, in order to ensure you have coverage starting on January 1, 2015, you must sign up by December 15, 2014.
There is no rollover from the previous year so even if you enrolled last year, you must do so again for 2015!
For more information, to enroll or to re-enroll please visit: https://www.nevadahealthlink.com/. Previous enrollees also can call 1-855-7NVLINK (855-768-5465) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. First-time enrollees can call 1-800-318-2596 to enroll by telephone.
Questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace?
The National Health Council’s website provides a resource to help you understand your out-of-pocket cost when shopping for health insurance in the marketplace.
PuttingPatientsFirst.net is a unique platform that seeks to help consumers become more informed about expected health care costs in the marketplace using a personalized out-of-pocket cost estimator. The site also uses patient health scenarios to explain how an individual’s costs can vary under different health insurance plan designs. The site prompts you to enter basic information including expected use of medical services (doctor’s office visits, hospital, surgery, etc.) and expected medication usage. It then shows estimated annual cost to the consumer over all four metal levels available in your state.
So if you plan on enrolling in a health insurance plan, please visit PuttingPatientsFirst.net and explore all the site has to offer in helping make the critical decision of selecting an insurance plan.
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