Now that the end of the year is approaching, California and other states are making sure they comply with provisions of the Affordable Care Act. One of the main provisions is providing Health Insurance Exchanges for individuals. What does this mean?
It means that people can purchase individual health insurance plans to cover their medical expenses. The exchanges allow individuals to compare pricing and services, making informed decisions on what will work best for them according to the four levels of coverage offered. These plans will be available for purchase in a variety of ways: mail, web, by phone or in-person. Additionally, the exchanges will have information you need in relation to premium costs and possible subsidies. It is important to understand the intricacies of selecting a provider and how the exchanges work.
Starting January 2014, everyone is required under the Affordable Care Act to carry a health insurance policy. For more information on the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Exchanges, contact Bernardini & Donovan Insurance Services.