This year four out of five Americans are eligible for Affordable Care Act health coverage for $10 or less a month thanks to increased subsidies in this year’s Inflation Reduction act.
About 11 million people have already signed up for 2023 coverage, about 13% more than last year, but nearly half of all insured adults have neither looked for information about the marketplace coverage nor tried to obtain it.
For that group, Laura Packard, a Denver-based healthcare advocate and founder of Healthcare Voices, says even if you don’t think you will qualify or can afford the plans, check it out anyway. A lot has changed and open enrollment closes on Sunday, January 15.
Alexis Kenyon Spoke with Packard to get a better understanding for this year’s deadlines and extended benefits.
Sign up for Colorado’s Affordable Care Act State Insurance at Connect For Colorado