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Health Insurance Marketplace  

Why health insurance? All plans cover:

  • Affordable primary care and pediatrician visits
  • Prescription coverage
  • Preventive healthcare and screenings
  • Emergency room and urgent care visits
  • Coverage/treatment for pre-existing medical condition

You may qualify for access to medical care through the Medicaid program. Plan pricing may vary based on
geographic location, age, smoking status, and the number of individuals covered. In addition, premium tax credits
may lower premium costs on many Marketplace plans.

Need Assistance or More Information?

Open enrollment will begin November 1, 2016 for coverage starting on January 1, 2017.  You can go directly to the
HealthCare.gov website to enroll or re-enroll. If you need assistance, we can help.

Call 1-615-666-2147 ext. 255 to make an appointment with a Bernard Health representative. You can get help over the
phone or make an appointment to come by the hospital. A representative will be available Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.-5:00
p.m, We can schedule an appointment or answer your questions.


Ready to Enroll? What You’ll Need:

Gather the following documents in preparation for determining financial assistance:

  • Social Security Numbers (or document numbers for legal immigrants)
  • Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage (for example, from
    pay stubs or W-2 forms—Wage and Tax Statements)
  • Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering members of your household
  • A completed Employer Coverage Tool  for every job-based plan you or someone in your household is eligible
    for

Important Dates:

  • November 1, 2016. This is your first day to apply for, keep, or change your coverage.