Everyone needs health insurance. You can make a difference by helping people get covered.
Open enrollment is the time of year when people can sign up or make changes to their health coverage.
Help people #GetCovered.
We need your help to spread the word about open enrollment deadlines:
Open enrollment is the opportune time to optimize your health insurance by comparing plans and picking the best one for you and your family. Raise questions within your community.
Do you have health insurance? What do you like or not like about it?
Are the out-of-pocket costs such as co-payments, coinsurance and deductibles affordable?
Are the doctors you want to see in the insurance plan’s network?
Our toolkit above lists the seven steps you can take to help get people covered in your community. It all starts with a conversation.
See below for Patient Advocate Foundation resources designed to help people make decisions about their health care coverage.
#GetCovered Open Enrollment Toolkit | Download
#GetCovered Medicare Flier | Download
Print a flier and post them around town. Remember we’re looking to reach seniors age 65+ and their families so think about where this population might reside in your community.
#GetCovered Marketplace Flier | Download
Print a flier and post them around town. Remember we’re looking to reach young and older adults age 19-64 who don’t get health insurance from their job or the government. Think libraries, recreational centers, and college campuses (with permission).
Mark Your Calendar: Open Enrollment is Coming | Download
General overview for all people highlighting what you need to know about this important time of year and why not to miss it.
Choose Wisely: Tips for Medicare Enrollment| Download
Explains why people with current Medicare coverage should reevaluate plans each year and pursue the opportunity to make adjustments.
Identifying the Right Policy Among a Sea of Plan Options | Download
Helps you understand how to start comparing plans and provides details on the different types.
Finding a Health Plan With More Coverage | Download
Answers questions such as “Why should I care?” and explains the big ways cost-sharing differs among plans.
Think Twice Before Buying a Short-term Health Plan | Download
Describes the limitations of short-term plans now more readily available by insurance companies.