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Health Care Market Place Countdown Guest Mrs.Thelma Spencer Benefit Consultant

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Tune in Tonight WAMR-DB HEALTH CARE MARKET PLACE COUNT DOWN  tune in @9:00 pm  Health Care Benefit Consultant  Mrs. Thelma Spencer. Dial in  516-387-1251 . 

 The ACA open enrollment period started on November 1 and will end December 15 in most states and despite its critics, the law has effectively reduced the uninsured rate for Blacks; healthcare advocates have said that access to preventive care provided by the ACA could also limit the effects of healthcare disparities, like infant mortality rates and deaths from breast cancer among Black women.The open enrollment period for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace will soon end.Those that need to enroll in health benefits for 2018 have until the end of this week to do so.But it’s not your final opportunity to enroll, provided you meet the requirements for some special exclusions.Those exclusions allow people who have had specific changes in their lives to have more time to enroll.Examples of the changes include getting married, having a child, moving, or losing existing health insurance.Those who are eligible have up to 60 days to sign up for a new plan under the special enrollment period.The changes to insurance also cover if you had a plan from the marketplace last year, but the insurance provider discontinued it, or re-enrolled you into one that’s similar, but not the same as the one you had before.

In those cases you’re entitled to the special enrollment period to pick a new plan.