Open enrollment for two types of insurance ends soon:

  • Medicare Open Enrollment ends Dec. 7, 2019. Visit Medicare.gov to learn more and choose coverage.
  • Marketplace Open Enrollment ends Dec.15, 2019. Visit Healthcare.gov to learn more and choose coverage.

At the conclusion of these open enrollment periods, purchasing or changing health insurance coverage through these programs will be limited to qualifying events such as marriage, divorce, loss of employment and adoption.

One exception to this is the Medicare Advantage Transition Period. From Jan. 1 – March 31, 2020, individuals can leave a Medicare Advantage plan and return to Original Medicare or switch between Advantage plans one time.

One-on-one plan selection and insurance navigation support are available from the Patient Advocate Foundation at (800) 532-5274.

PHA offers general resources related to selecting Medicare coverage at https://PHAssociation.org/Patients/Insurance/Medicare/ or by calling 301-565-3004 x749.