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Covered California’s Open Enrollment period to sign up for health insurance began in October 2018 and concludes next week on Jan. 15. This is the final enrollment deadline to get health coverage by Feb. 1. Once Covered California’s Open Enrollment ends, consumers can only sign up for coverage via life circumstances that qualify them for Special Enrollment until the fall.
Covered California is the only place you can go to find out if you are eligible for financial help that lowers the price of your coverage. The average member pays $5 a day for health insurance, with many paying much less. Go to CoveredCA.comto see if you qualify for financial help. It’s easy: Just click on the button that reads “Shop and Compare” and enter your ZIP code, your household income, the number of people who need insurance and their ages.
You can get free and confidential enrollment assistance by visiting www.coveredca.com/find-help/ and searching among 700 storefronts statewide and the more than 16,000 certified enrollers who can assist consumers in multiple languages. In addition, consumers can also get help to enroll by calling the Covered California service center toll-free at (800) 300-1506.