HealthCare Reform is Real and it is here!
Fortunately you can still have a licensed agent as your personal advocate to help describe plans and assist you in the enrollment process with the Health Insurance Exchange of Oregon. Only specially trained agents will be allowed to assist Oregonians in choosing a plan from the Oregon State Health Insurance Exchange.
Oregon Health Insurance Exchange (ORHIX)
Cover Oregon is the title being given to the state of Oregon Health Insurance Exchange (ORHIX). Cover Oregon will be the first state health insurance exchanges in the country. The State of Oregon Health Insurance Exchange is not a government health plan. You will still have a choice of independent health insurance carriers. The health insurance exchange of Oregon gives you the ability to pick the plan with the options that best fit your needs and budget.
Government Subsidy for Health Insurance
You may even qualify for a government subsidy to help assist you with your insurance premium for the state health insurance exchange. There will be a flood of new enrollee’s into the new Oregon Insurance Exchange Plan, it behooves you to have an agent help you through this confusing period.
The Enrollment period for Cover Oregon with be called “Open Enrollment” just like Medicare. The “Open Enrollment” period is slated for October 1st, 2013 to February, 2013. This will be the only time that you may be able to purchase your insurance through the Health Insurance Exchange in Oregon.
All early indications are pointing to higher monthly premiums to help pay for the new “Government” Health plan in Oregon. We can help you qualify and apply for your new plan through Cover Oregon.
Call us now at (503) 287-6060 for more, up-to-the minute information for Cover Oregon.