The next Open Enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace (Affordable Care Act) began November 15, 2014 and will end February 15, 2015.
Returning and new consumers who want to have coverage starting January 1, 2015 must enroll no later than December 15, 2014.
Enrollment for Healthy Pennsylvania (the Medical Assistance expansion program) will begin on December 1, 2014. The opportunity to enroll is continuous, there is no end date.
Healthy Pennsylvania will serve consumers at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. As an example, the annual income limit for a family of four is $32,913.
New and returning consumers can find more information and help applying for coverage at www.healthcare.gov, 1-800-318-2596, or TTY: 1-855-889-4325.
For free local in-person assistance, consumers can contact the University of Pittsburgh Outreach and Enrollment Team. Consumers can be seen at various sites, by appointment, by calling 412-383-2359.