Palm Beach County residents who want to sign up for new Obamacare coverage will be able to choose from among seven carriers and 136 health plans.
Prices range from $147 a month for a 27-year-old on the cheapest comprehensive plan to $1,298 a month for a family on the Cadillac or comprehensive plans, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Now - open enrollment for marketplace insurance plans
Dec. 15 - Payment due for coverage to begin by Jan. 1
Jan. 1 - First day that insurance coverage under the marketplace can begin. Date that most Americans are required to be insured of face a penalty.
March 31 - End of insurance enrollment for 2014
How can I find out whether I qualify for a subsidy and, if so, how much?
Try Kaiser Family Foundation’s calculator at http://kff.org/interactive/subsidy-calculator/
What about Medicare Advantage?
That is separate from the marketplaces you’re hearing so much about.
Oct. 15 - Medicare Advantage open enrollment begins
Dec. 7 - Last day for Medicare Advantage enrollment
Seven carriers are offering insurance plans in Palm Beach County. FloridaBlue offers the most. Plans by carrier are:
Florida Blue –77
Sunshine Health - 27
Cigna – 11
Aetna - 7
Humana – 6
Coventry – 5
Molina – 3