January 1st Effective Dates for Health Insurance

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.”


December 18th, 2013 by RealCare Insurance Marketing, Inc.