Fact #1 Open Enrollment for 2015 individual health insurance plans begins November 15, 2014. Fact #2: You may apply for coverage outside the dates of Open Enrollment if you have a qualifying event. Fact #3: All individual and small group health insurance plans effective on or after January 1, 2014 must include coverage for 10 essential health benefits — things like preventive care, well visits to the doctor, hospitalization, etc.
Did you purchase your health insurance through the federal health insurance exchange (aka healthcare.gov)? If so we have some important information about what to expect as the end of 2014 draws near. 2015 Re-Enrollment Rule All individual and family policyholders will need to re-enroll in 2015 coverage when the current benefit year ends in December of 2014. (Click here to learn how insurance effective dates work.) Just after Labor Day,