Delawareans who want to receive health insurance coverage in 2014 must enroll in a health insurance plan by March 31, 2014. Some people may be unable to complete the application on-line and may benefit from Informational Sessions to ask questions and possibly make an appointment with a local designed Marketplace Guide Organization by calling (800) 318-2596. A bonus, if you want to schedule an appointment during any of these events call (302) 678-2205. Benefits and Protections for the Middle Class: The Affordable Care Act includes numerous provisions to keep health care costs low, promote prevention, and hold insurance companies accountable. If you’re one of the 250 million Americans who already have health care – whether through private insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid – the Affordable Care Act is already making your coverage more secure (www.whitehouse.gov) •Insurance companies no longer have unchecked power to cancel your policy, deny your child coverage due to a pre-existing condition, or charge women more than men. •Over 86 million Americans have gained from coverage of preventive care free of charge, like mammograms for women and wellness visits for seniors. •Nearly 13 million Americans will receive a rebate this summer because their insurance company spent too much of their premium dollars on administrative costs or CEO bonuses. •The law has already helped 5.3 million seniors and people with disabilities save an average of over $600 on prescription drugs in the “donut hole” in Medicare coverage. •The law’s provisions to strengthen and protect Medicare by fighting fraud will continue. •The law has helped 6.6 million young adults who have been able to stay on their parents’ plans until the age of 26, including 3.1 million young people who are newly insured.

You must enroll by February 15th if you want to receive health insurance coverage starting March 1st. If you are unable to attend any of these informational sessions you can visit, www.ChooseDE.com

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