Enrollment Deadline for January 1 Coverage

December 12, 2016

BOISE, Idaho – Idahoans who want healthcare coverage to begin on January 1, have just a few days left to enroll.

Individuals must complete their application by midnight Thursday, December 15, in order to have coverage at the start of the new year.

“We want to make sure Idahoans know about the December 15 deadline so they can have their coverage start as soon as possible.” said Pat Kelly, executive director of Your Health Idaho. “We’re expecting very high customer traffic this week and urge people not to wait until the last minute.” Customer support is available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT, at 1-855-YH-IDAHO.

Insurance agents and brokers across the state are available to help Idahoans who want their health insurance coverage to start at the beginning of the new year. If consumers want to find an agent or broker in their community who can help find the best plan for them and their families free of charge, they can visit www.YourHealthIdaho.org and click on “find help near you.”

Open Enrollment for 2017 coverage continues through January 31, 2017.

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Your Health Idaho was established by state law in 2013 to provide an online marketplace where Idaho families and small businesses can go to compare and purchase health insurance. Your Health Idaho is governed by a 19-member board authorized by the Idaho Legislature to set the rules and regulations for implementing a state-based health insurance exchange. For more information please visit www.yourhealthidaho.org. You can also check us out on Facebook and Twitter.

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