FALL RIVER — These in need to have of health insurance coverage via the Massachusetts Health Connector can nevertheless sign up ahead of the Jan. This will trigger the Connector to get contacted by the Governor’s Office, and they’ll elevate your case to the Urgent Care” hotline, which is hidden to the rest of us. The telephone number is 844.558.3454 (unless they changed it once more). The connector would not allow me to wait on hold to speak to anybody and calling the urgent quantity only got me transferred to the connector that does nothing.
Open enrollment has provided the Connector and state government fits in prior years, like the disastrous 2013 rollout of a now-abandoned website intended to be compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Residents can decide on from about 60 health care plans, plus five plans for decrease-earnings people and families. You can use the the Health Connector internet site to apply for coverage, compare plans, and enroll.
The next Connector Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 11th from 9-11am at 1 Ashburton Location, 21st floor, Boston. Acquiring out of Massachusetts Health Connector hell is not simple, but it’s not impossible. Please hold this in thoughts when shopping for insurance on the Massachusetts health insurance coverage exchange. In the initial two weeks Massachusetts Health Connector has observed 773 folks have currently enrolled.
Neither the principal contact center nor your insurer (in my case, this was Neighborhood Health Program) can pick up a phone and talk to the individual screwing up your program. The Health Connector held an outreach occasion at the Fall River Public Library on Friday, where people could sign up for health insurance plans.
Starting this week, Health Connector commercials will run in eight languages across 55 different media outlets. Established following a 2006 health are access law and now in compliance with the federal Reasonably priced Care Act, the Connector was set up to help customers with no employer-sponsored coverage to shop for subsidized plans.