Open enrollment for 2022 coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces kicked off today. The federally facilitated marketplace is open through Jan. 15, with over 5,500 local navigators and assisters and 48,000 agents and brokers available to help here. Plans selected after Dec. 15 will generally start Feb. 1. According to CMS, consumers will find more coverage options for 2022 as well as more financial assistance due to the American Rescue Plan Act. For details on the state-based marketplaces, including enrollment deadlines, click here.

AHA is participating in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Champions for Coverage program, which offers outreach and educational resources for hospitals and other enrollment partners. 

In other news, CMS today released an updated fact sheet on Medicaid and other health coverage options available to Afghan evacuees.
 

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