Open enrollment begins November 15 for coverage starting in 2016. Individuals or families who qualify based on income levels can choose from a number of insurance products in the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace. Tax credits or subsidies may be available to help pay for premiums.
Individuals and families can appy for Medicaid anytime. Under Medicaid Expansion, individuals or families with a household income up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level are eligible to apply for Medicaid too. Call 330-643-8200, the Summit County Department of Job and Family Services, to see if you qualify, or call Outreach Specialists at Summit County Public Health at 330-926-5660 for other options.