Health News – The time to purchase insurance is now
Have you taken out health insurance coverage in 2022? The end of the year is nigh, and that means it’s time for open enrollment – it’s time to purchase health insurance through your employer or through the ACA Marketplace.
Health insurance coverage does not renew automatically, so if you want to purchase health insurance
FHN Financial Resources Coordinator
She shared information about signing up for coverage in a recent radio interview, including the important difference between an HMO and a PPO. Most people in our area have two general health insurance options through Healthcare.gov, she says:
Quartz is an HMO (HMO stands for
It’s important to “shop around” a bit to see which organization and plan matches your family’s health needs, Potts said. You can view the plans available at Healthcare.gov.
If this is your first time purchasing insurance, she said, it’s important to have your information together and ready. You will need the
This income information is important, Potts said, because it can make your insurance more affordable. “There are a lot of people who qualify for savings cuts this year, because it’s been expanded,” she said.
FHN offers information and resources at fhn.org, and the FHN Healthcare Financial Support team is also available to help.
“Our office is right at the hospital, and people can make an appointment to get help getting insurance,” she said. Call FHN’s customer service line at 851-599-7950 to make an appointment.