Ten Things You Need to Know About the Health Insurance Marketplace
Click the link above to learn the 10 things you need to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Marketplace is available on HealthCare.gov and CuidadoDeSalud.gov. Families and small business owners can visit these websites for open enrollment. A toll-free call center is also available to help answer questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-318-2596. There are representatives who can answer questions about the Marketplace in 150 languages.
If you are uninsured and living in Davidson County, Project Access Nashville is here to help you. PAN is a collaborative effort between the Nashville Academy of Medicine, the Metro Public Health Department and the Family & Children’s Service.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the nation’s health reform law enacted in March 2010. ACA contains new ways for people to get health insurance. As many as 30 million Americans will be able to get health care coverage. While some provisions of the law have already taken effect, many more provisions will be implemented in the coming years. ACA enrollment begins October 1, 2013 for coverage beginning January 1, 2014. Get Covered Nashville partners are working together so consumers can find help to use the Helath Insurance Marketplace and get local assistance.
One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. Use the link above to view the directory of help centers.