Month: April 2020

April 2020 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT Special Enrollment Periods Over 96,000 unemployment claims have been filed in Nebraska in the last 4 weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s over 2 years’ worth of claims in a normal time. For some of these individuals, that means they are now eligible for a Special Enrollment Period through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Health Reform Beyond the Basics… Read more →

Health Insurance Marketplace available during Special Enrollment Periods to help qualifying individuals

For many people, health insurance is something they get through their job. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past month has seen the number of new unemployment claims in Nebraska jump to over 95,000 – an amount more than the past 2 years combined. Appleseed and Enroll Nebraska are continuously dedicated to assisting Nebraskans enroll in or change health insurance… Read more →

2020 Marketplace Open Enrollment Data Summary

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released data for the 2020 Marketplace enrollment period including data on Nebraska’s enrollment. Of the 38 states using the HealthCare.gov platform, Nebraska and 15 other states saw an increase in the number of plans selected through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Around 8.3 million Americans overall secured plans through the Marketplace, and… Read more →