We know how important it is to understand what the Affordable Care Act offers. There are new benefits, rights and protections that affect you, your family and your business. For this reason, we want to provide a comprehensive guide that will assist you in further understanding what the bill offers, so you can make well-informed decisions.
ObamaCare helps consumers obtain health insurance by offering new coverage options, helping those who can’t afford it and putting in place strong protections.
New reforms include:
- Young adults can stay on their plans until 26.
- Insurance companies cannot drop you when you are sick.
- There can be no gender discrimination in costs.
- Insurance companies must cover people with pre-existing conditions.
- There are no annual or lifetime dollar limits.
- And more…
The official ObamaCare enrollment period ended on March 31, 2014. Important Notice: Its urgent, to avoid future fines and penalties, to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Health Care Act.
Hawaii Individuals & Families: Find out the most cost efficient healthcare insurance for you.
You have access to these benefits through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which offers federally regulated and subsidized health insurance.
The Marketplace can help if you don’t have coverage now or if you have it but want to look at other options. For the state of Hawaii, you can visit www.hawaiihealthconnector.com to access yours!
The Marketplace or Exchange gives consumers the opportunity to compare prices and plans before applying. When you follow the application process, you can also learn if you can get lower costs based on your income while comparing your coverage options side-by-side. Thanks to this system, you can choose the combination of price and benefits that fits your budget and meets your needs. Enrolling through the Exchange is easy and fast.
If you have any questions or concerns, take advantage of this free resource.
ObamaCare has already produced major changes in the state of Hawaii.
- To check the status of the Marketplace to be sure you will be able to make changes to an application or apply for coverage, visit the following website:
- Hawaii Health Center has a newsletter. You can sign up for it here to stay updated on all your options:
- The Hawaii Health Connector also goes simply by “The Connector,” so do not be confused by the different names being used interchangeably.
- Governor Neil Abercrombie oversees the Connector for the state of Hawaii
- Hawaii needs to follow the same national rules, but there are a few differences, and the board of directors for the Connector is available to organize and sort out separate issues for Hawaii that may not apply across the board for the United States government.
- To learn more about the history of the Connector, as well as who is currently on their board of directors utilize the following link.
If you are still looking for additional help regarding the Affordable Care Act, it is recommended that you reach out to an agent via the phone number 1-(800)-318-2596. In addition, there are agents available to help you via live chat on www.healthcare.gov. D.C. residents are entitled to all the information that all other residents of the United States are. If you find yourself confused about any aspect of the Affordable Care Act, please do utilize these resources.