The deadlines for January 1st effective dates for health insurance is only 7 days away.
If you are applying for any of the following plans for January 1st, you must submit your applications by 12/23/13:
- Covered California – Enter all information online, submit application AND pick your plan by 12/23/13. Pay first premium by 1/6/14.
- Anthem Blue Cross Individual – Enter application data online and submit to carrier. This system is having trouble every day. A paper application should be available on 12/18. If you are having trouble, please contact us for a paper application. Completed applications that are faxed will be counted as submitted if received at Anthem by 12/23/13
- Cigna Individual – Fax application or submit online by 12/23/13. We recommend faxed applications because you will have a fax confirmation sheet.
- Kaiser, Health Net and Blue Shield are ONLY available now for January 1st if submitted through Covered California website. Online application must be submitted and plan selected by 12/23/13. If you want a plan from one of these carriers, but do not qualify for a tax subsidy or cost sharing assistance you must make sure to answer “No” to the question, “Do you want help paying for your coverage.”