Open Enrollment is the ONE TIME during the year when most Californians who need insurance cannot be denied by a health plan and when millions can get subsidized health insurance for the upcoming year.
(Individuals who have limited income may enroll in Medi-Cal year-round.)
Open Enrollment starts Nov. 1 and continues through Jan. 31 and offers all individuals – sick or healthy – the opportunity to get the health coverage and care they need. Individuals already enrolled in a Covered California Health Plan may Re-Enroll NOW through December 15. In California, coverage is offered through Covered California at CoveredCA.com, the state marketplace. If you do not want a subsidy, buy directly from a health plan.
The new Covered California website offers interactive shopping tools that allow individuals to pick a plan that is right for them. Consumers can shop and compare their options based on their age, where they live, their household income and number of people in their household. These factors determine their premium and amount of any subsidy they may receive.
Health insurance can be complicated. Consumers can seek free, confidential assistance from more than 28,000 individuals in California who stand ready to help them enroll or by visiting CoveredCA.com.
Locally we have the Shingletown Area Resource Center (SARC) located at 31268 Hwy 44, Suite C, which is next door to the Post Office. We have a dedicated Outreach & Enrollment team, Robert and Dorina Potter there to help you. Please don’t hesitate to call the SARC office to discuss your individual needs (530) 474-1350.