Tag: Marketplace

A Tough Mom Finds Relief Through the Marketplace

When Christine started having abdominal pain, she wondered if her family history of heart problems was catching up with her. Without health insurance, she decided it would cost too much money to go see a doctor. So for two months, Christine bore her unknown pain and continued life as best she could as a mother of three and Lincoln Public… Read more →

Marketplace customers paid less for plans than insurers predicted

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a brief showing that customers who purchased plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace ended up paying less than the initial rates filed by health insurance issuers before the start of the 2015-16 enrollment period. The report refutes the claim of double-digit rate growth reported in many news outlets for… Read more →

2016 ACA Enrollment Exceeds Sign-up Goals

This is a guest post from Enroll Nebraska intern Nathan Klein. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 12.7 million Americans enrolled in private health insurance through the federal and state marketplaces during the 2016 health care enrollment period. Beginning in mid November and ending on January 31st of this year, the state of Nebraska enrolled a… Read more →

Need help getting health coverage? Follow these Maps

Since the adoption of the Affordable Care Act in March of 2010, about 18 million Americans nationwide who otherwise would not have health insurance are now covered.  The number of Nebraskans who have enrolled and maintained coverage after the second enrollment period is about 74,000.  With such large numbers, we hope that the success will continue and be built upon… Read more →

Open Enrollment, Campaign Successes and Tax Season Enrollment

At least 74,000 Nebraskans can rest a little bit easier knowing that they are covered by health insurance following the close of the national open enrollment period February 15. The Department of Health and Human Services announced state numbers Wednesday and also reported that over 11.4 million individuals signed up nationwide, surpassing the goal set by the White House in… Read more →

Automatic re-enroll will make it easy for people to keep Marketplace coverage

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it would be easy for people to re-enroll in their 2014 health coverage through the Marketplace for 2015 if they wished to keep the same plan. “As we plan for open enrollment in year two and continue to build a sustainable long-term system, we are committed to simplifying… Read more →