“Medicare Quick Bites” is your weekly treat of Medicare information. Hawaii SHIP has created these bite-sized lessons to help you understand this complex federal health insurance, thus “Making Medicare Digestible!” Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to get your weekly delivery of Medicare Quick Bites! This week’s treat is Health Insurance Marketplace.
The Health Insurance Marketplace is a resource where individuals, families, and small businesses can:
- Compare health insurance plans for coverage and affordability.
- Get answers to questions about your health care insurance.
- Find out if you are eligible for tax credits for private insurance or health programs like Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
- Enroll in a health insurance plan that meets your needs.
The Marketplace is available online at: Healthcare.gov. You can also contact the Health Insurance Marketplace by telephone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at: 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325) Source: What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? | HHS.gov