News on the Affordable Care Act

We know there has been a lot of news around the president’s Executive Order to Repeal and Replace the ACA or Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare).

Here are some facts:

>Did the executive order repeal or replace the ACA?

No, it did not.  The ACA has not been repealed or replaced at this time.

>How does the executive order affect 2017 coverage?

It Does Not. The Connecticut Insurance Department assures us that plans that customers enroll in during this Open Enrollment will be honored for the entire year according to state regulation.

>Do I still need to enroll? 

Yes. The law still requires residents to have coverage.

>What happens if I don’t enroll?

You could pay a tax penalty of $695 or more, and you won’t have coverage for your healthcare needs.

>Is there financial help available?

Yes. Close to 80% of our members get financial help to pay for their coverage.

>When can I enroll?

You have until January 31, 2017 to enroll.

>How can I enroll?

  1.     Online:
  2.     Phone:  1-855-372-2428 | TTY: 1-855-789-2428 (Over 100 languages spoken)
  3.     In person: **No appointment needed**

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