Four Days until the Opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace!
It's almost here! Tuesday is October 1 and your opportunity to see what choices are available on the Health Insurance Marketplace! There will be time to see options, compare prices, and make your decision. Don't wait too long-- once the enrollment periods over, it's truly over until next October! Delays in signing up equals delay in eligibility.
Important dates to remember:
· October 1, 2013 - Beginning of open enrollment.
· January 1, 2014 - Health insurance is now required!
· March 31, 2014 - End of open enrollment for individual plans.
Your earliest coverage start date (effective date) depends on when you enroll in your plan.
If you enroll between: Oct 1 - Dec 15, 2013 [Your coverage starts: January 1, 2014]
If you enroll between: Dec 16 - Jan 15, 2014 [Your coverage starts: February 1, 2014]
If you enroll between: Jan 16 - Feb 15, 2014 [Your coverage starts: March 1, 2014]
If you enroll between: Feb 16 - Mar 15, 2014 [ Your coverage starts April 1, 2014]
If you enroll between: Mar 16 - Mar 31, 2014 [Your coverage starts May 1, 2014]
Richland Library will continue to try to keep you informed.
Please join us on Thursday, October 3, 2013 9:30 am, at Career Encore Main Library, Bostick Auditorium for an Overview of the Affordable Care Act .
Upcoming forums regarding the Affordable Care Act include:
6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 22
Richland Library Northeast
7490 Parklane Rd., 803.736.6575
7 – 8:45 p.m., Thursday, November 14
Richland Library Southeast
7421 Garners Ferry Rd, 803.776.0855