Wyomingites Can Obtain Health Coverage For Less With The American Rescue Plan
CASPER, Wyoming – Residents of Wyoming can purchase health coverage at HealthCare.gov and sign up for lower cost health plans until August 15 due to the provisions of the US bailout.
“Since the Biden-Harris administration opened the Special Enrollment Period (SEP) on February 15, 5,010 Wyomingites have enrolled in HealthCare.gov, which is 2,918 more than the number of individuals who signed up. enrolled during the same period in 2020, ”the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said. Additionally, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) also reports that Wyomingites have saved an average of $ 75 per month since the implementation of the US bailout on HealthCare.gov.
“Since HealthCare.gov implemented the enhanced tax credits available under the American Rescue Plan on April 1, 43% of new and old Wyoming consumers have recently found coverage for $ 10 or less per. months after advance payment of the premium tax credit. President Biden has proposed expanding these tax credits and cost savings as part of his Build Back Better program.
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Approximately 67,900 Wyoming residents are eligible for health care plan savings under the American Rescue Plan.
“With less than 30 days to go to special registration, we urge anyone in Wyoming in need of coverage to visit HealthCare.gov by August 15; having insurance can save lives, ”US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said in a press release Wednesday.
Zero-premium or low-premium health insurance options are available until August 15.
“Consumers who have received or are approved to receive unemployment benefit for any week in 2021 may be able to find even lower plans and save extra money on personal expenses through HealthCare. .gov, “the statement read.
People can apply and register:
- Use of HealthCare.gov.
- By calling the Marketplace call center at 1-800-318-2596, which provides support in over 200 languages. ATS users should dial 1-855-889-4325.
- Find local help through an agent / broker or assistant at Healthcare.gov/find-assistance/.
“Our message to the people of Wyoming is clear: don’t wait, go to HealthCare.gov before August 15 to find a plan that is affordable and can give you peace of mind. People who sign up today can get coverage starting August 1, ”said Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Director of CMS. “We work with assistants and community partners to spread the word and answer your questions. Go to HealthCare.gov to sign up for coverage or call us 24/7 at 1-800-318-2596 if you need more help.
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