To take advantage of reduced- and no-cost plans, eligible Kentuckians - both uninsured and current enrollees - must be properly enrolled through the health insurance marketplace at healthcare.gov. The deadline to enroll is
"Health care is a human right, and increased affordability and health insurance coverage expansion allows historically uninsured communities - especially those who have faced significant health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic - to access coverage,"
Though savings will vary on an individual basis, premiums will decrease on average by
The Biden-Harris administration introduced the special enrollment period through the federal marketplace from
More than 1 million people have signed up for marketplace coverage through healthcare.gov since the beginning of the special enrollment period.
"Following the passage of the ARP, tens of thousands of our families can receive additional financial support to find the coverage that best meets their needs at a price they can afford," said
CHFS Deputy Secretary
Silver plans are the most common choice of Marketplace shoppers, Banahan said, noting that consumers who qualify for cost-sharing reductions, or "extra savings," can save a lot of money on deductibles, copayments and coinsurance when they seek care if they choose a Silver plan.
While the 2021 special enrollment period is available through
Assistance is available through