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Information and resources to assist in understanding and applying for healthcare coverage under the ACA.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2015 URL: http://guides.bernardslibrary.org/affordablecareact Print Guide RSS Updates

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How the Marketplace Works and Important Dates

How the Marketplace Works

Use this checklist now to help you gather the information you’ll need.

Here are the most important dates for 2015 coverage:

November 15, 2014:  Open enrollment for 2015 begins

December 15, 2014: The last date to enroll for coverage that starts January 1, 2015

December 31, 2014: Date when all 2014 Marketplace coverage ends, no matter when you enrolled

January 1, 2015: The date 2015 coverage can start if you apply by December 15, 2014, or if you accept automatic enrollment in your 2014 plan or a similar plan

February 15, 2015: The last day to enroll in 2015 coverage. If you miss this deadline, you can’t sign up for a health plan inside or outside the Marketplace for the rest of 2015. The only exception is if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

Medicaid, CHIP, and SHOP – apply any time

 

Features of the ACA and Interactive online helper guide

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP)

NJ FamilyCare

You may also qualify for:

Low cost or no cost health insurance provided by the State of New Jersey.

Multilingual support.

Call 1-800-701-0710
The hours of operation are:
Monday and Thursday
from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and
Tuesday, Wednesday and
Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      

    ACA and tax information

    Reporting Coverage

    Questions on taxes and Marketplace coverage -        1-800-829-1040 option 4

    Most taxpayers already have qualifying health care coverage, and will simply check a box on their tax return.
     

    This includes coverage from an employer, Health Insurance Marketplace coverage, and government-sponsored programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP. If you purchased coverage through the Marketplace, you will receive a Form 1095-A, which provides information about your coverage.

        

      Health Insurance Marketplace

      Understanding the Health Insurance Marketplace

      Open Enrollment for 2015 begins Nov. 15 - HealthCare.gov

      Deadline for 2015 coverage is Feb. 15, 2015

       For Spanish speaking consumers,CuidadoDeSalud.gov is also available.

          

        Healthcare Marketplace

        Health Insurance Marketplace

        New Jersey has chosen to use the federal health insurance exchange, named the Health Insurance Marketplace, for health insurance rather than implementing a state-based exchange.

            
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