Community Nurse has certified navigators that can help you enroll in many types of coverage plans.
To schedule an appointment or for questions, contact our staff at 708-352-0081.
Our enrollment team is bi-lingual.
Who We Help
We help individuals and families who may be eligible for public or private insurance plans like Adult Medicaid, CountyCare, Family Care, Moms and Babies, All Kids, or the Insurance Marketplace.
We help small businesses with fewer than 25 employees who may qualify for a federal tax credit which may help offset up to 50% of the cost of premiums.
We help tribal communities such as American Indians and Alaska Natives who are eligible for unique benefits such as reduced or no-cost sharing, Consistent Care, flexible enrollment, and additional help in paying premiums.
Your health is personal, so your health insurance should be about you, and the things you want in your plan. Take charge of your health and use this Open Enrollment period to choose a plan tailored to your needs. Our benefits team will help you every step of the way.
Important Dates To Note
- November 1, 2016: Open Enrollment begins. Enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. If you enroll by December 15, 2016, coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2017.
- January 1, 2017: Coverage begins for those who enroll or change plans by December 15, 2016.
- January 31, 2017: Last day to enroll in or change a 2017 health plan. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
- Questions? Give us a call, we can help! 708/352-0081
Many people will need to wait until this period to apply for coverage, but if you have had a Qualifying Life Event like those listed below, you are able to enroll for a Special Enrollment Period. Please know that Special Enrollment Periods only last for 60 days after that event.
Qualifying Life Events
- Getting married
- Having, adopting, or placement of a child
- Permanently moving to a new area that offers different health plan options.
- Losing other health coverage (for example due to a job loss, divorce, loss of eligibility for Medicaid or CHIP, expiration of COBRA coverage, or a health plan being decertified.)
NOTE: Voluntarily quitting other health coverage or being terminated for not paying your premiums are not considered loss of coverage. Losing coverage that is not minimum essential coverage is also not considered loss of coverage.
- For people already enrolled in Marketplace coverage, having a change in income or household status that affects eligibility for tax credits or cost-sharing reductions.
Frequently Asked Questions
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