WINOOSKI, Vt. - Vermont's insurance marketplace will be go live on Tuesday.
A press release says the Vermont Health Connect is on schedule and will begin serving Vermonters on Tuesday. This will start a 6 month open enrollment period where Vermonters can compare health insurance options, learn if they are eligible for free or reduced cost plans, and enroll in quality health plan that fits their needs.
“We’re working hard to make Vermont Health Connect a success,” said Mark Larson, Commissioner of the Department of Vermont Health Access. “As with any sophisticated system, the online marketplace will need improvements along the way. We have a great team that has been working non-stop to ensure the insurance marketplace works for Vermonters. As people across the state begin to explore health plans through Vermont Health Connect in the coming months, we will be standing by to answer questions, deal with concerns, and work to continually improve the consumer experience.”
The online marketplace will be available Tuesday at 9 a.m. and then daily from 6 a.m. to midnight.
Vermonters may choose to enroll through the web-based online marketplace, with in-person help from a Navigator or broker, or through the call center directly.
Anyone with questions or who experience difficulty with the new system should contact Vermont Health Connect through the customer support center at (855) 899-9600. The customer support center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
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