Beginning on January 1, 2018, Anthem will offer plans in three regions of Northern California only, which will include Region 1 (Redding/Far North), Region 7 (Santa Clara County), and Region 10 (Stockton/Modesto). The coverage will include an Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) plan and will be available both on-exchange and off-exchange, and at all metal levels. […]
Should I elect COBRA or enroll in an individual plan?
When you lose job-based insurance, you may be offered COBRA continuation coverage by your former employer. If you’re losing job-based coverage and haven’t signed up for COBRA, learn about your rights and options under COBRA from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you decide not to take COBRA coverage, you can enroll in a Marketplace plan instead. Losing job-based coverage qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period. This means you have 60 days to enroll in a health plan, even if it’s outside the annual Open Enrollment Period.
I own a business. Can I start a group plan?
Generally, a small employer is defined as an employer employing an average of at least one, but no more than 100 full-time, including full-time equivalent, employees during the preceding calendar year and who employs at least one employee on the first day of the plan year.
Helping You To Deal With The Unexpected
You may change or apply for health care coverage during an annual open enrollment period. Outside of the open enrollment period, you can enroll or change your coverage only if you have experienced a situation known as a triggering event. For example, if you get married, have a baby, or lose coverage because you lose […]