Getting health insurance for you and your family can be a headache, especially if you have never had it before. But the Bridge Community Health Clinic in Wausau is here to help answer your questions.
The clinic offers free help with enrollment for anyone who has questions and comes in for an appointment. The regional enrollment coordinator for the ACA says one important thing to remember if you are in the marketplace, is to check the plan to see if it covers your doctor.
"One of the problems that we have had is people like a plan, and they decide they want to enroll in it, and then they suddenly realize their doctor is not in that plan, their hospital," said Mary Testin, "so when you are looking at plans, it is important to look up, who is in the provider list, what hospitals do I cover, it will tell you."
Testin says many times, people see an estimate of their health care costs on the marketplace BEFORE their subsidies are calculated.
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