Using Your Coverage

Now that you have enrolled in health insurance coverage on the Marketplace, you can use your coverage to meet with your doctor and receive essential health benefits. Understanding health coverage will help you decode the health benefit options available today. From the new health care law, to HMOs and PPOs, to Medicare and drug coverage, take this time to learn the facts so you may make more informed choices about your health coverage and your future.

Here are a few important tips for using your new health insurance coverage:

  • Make sure to bring your new insurance card if you need to see a doctor or get a prescription filled.
  • If you need to see a doctor or get a prescription filled before you get your insurance card, call your insurer to make sure you have coverage and the information you need.
  • You can call your insurer directly. If you don’t have an insurance card, you can find this number on the insurer’s website by logging in to the Marketplace or by calling the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596.
  • Remember that your insurance card is your ticket to your coverage and services.

How Insurance Works

Depending on your level of coverage, your health insurance costs will vary. View examples of how your insurance will work.

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What to Expect, Now that You’re Covered

Now that you have insurance—you should know what to expect next. Here is some key information that will help you learn how your coverage works and how to get the most out of your benefits.

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Getting the Most from Your Health Insurance

Most health insurance plans offer you resources, tools and even access to discount programs for health-related services and products. Here are some helpful tips for making any health insurance plan work for you.

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What you need to know about HMOs

Whether you have already shopped for health insurance on the Marketplace, or are still selecting a plan, discover how a health plan will cover you and your family.

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