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HEALTH INSURANCE:  GET IT BEFORE IT'S GONE!!!!!

IF YOU WANT LOW-COST, HIGH QUALITY HEALTH INSURANCE CALL 1-800-318-2596 OR VISIT HEALTHCARE.GOV

 

Here's Why Obamacare is Good News

  • acaYou will finally have a place to compare plans and coverage

  • All plans will offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including physician visits, preventive care, hospital stays, and prescriptions

  • Discrimination based on gender or pre-existing conditions is banned thanks to Obamacare

  • Many families and small businesses will qualify for a break on their monthly premiums through a tax credit

 

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Apply - Healthcare.gov

Go online to HealthCare.gov and learn what information you need. Visit HealthCare.gov to get a checklist to help you gather the information you’ll need. You’ll enter information about you and your family, including your income, household size, and more.

   
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Pick a Plan - Over 50 Plans to Choose From

Next you’ll see all the plans and programs you’re eligible for and compare them side-by-side. You’ll also find out if you can get lower costs on monthly premiums and out of pocket costs.

   
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Enroll - 1-800-318-2596

Choose a plan that meets your needs and enroll! The deadline for enrollment is January 31, 2017! Please call 1-800-318-2596 for 24-hour assistance on enrolling in the insurance marketplace. Help is available in more than 250 languages.

   
A healthcare navigator is available in Senator Hughes’ office on
Thursdays or by appointment. Call 215-879-7777 for more information!
   

Senator Hughes Urges People to Enroll in Obamacare

Senator Hughes Urges People to Enroll in Obamacare
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Should I Bother to Enroll in an Obamacare Plan for 2017?

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News | January 25, 2017

Since Republicans have plans to repeal the federal health law best known as Obamacare, should consumers still sign up for coverage? And if the health-law marketplaces disappear, might Medicare eligibility be expanded? Here are answers to some recent questions from readers.

It sounds like Republicans plan to repeal the health law in January once Donald Trump is sworn in. Should I just wait and see what happens before signing up?

Don't wait. Republicans have pledged that if they repeal the law they’ll provide a transition period so that people won’t be stuck without coverage. But if you miss the enrollment period that ends Jan. 31, you will be cutting yourself off from coverage for the year. After that date you can’t sign up for 2017 coverage on the exchange unless you qualify for a special enrollment period because you move to another state or lose your job-based coverage, for example.

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Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

www.senatorhughes.com

  DISTRICT OFFICE
4950 Parkside Avenue | Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778
HARRISBURG OFFICE
Senate Box 203007
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3007
Phone: 717.787.7112
Fax: 717.772.0579
 
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