open enrollment


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open enrollment

Managed care An eligibility stance by a state Blue Cross/Blue Shield, which accepts all persons, regardless of medical history, lifestyle, occupation, or potential disease risk factors. Cf Closed enrollment.

open enrollment

A defined time of the month or year when eligible individuals may obtain insurance from a health benefits provider.
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The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is commonly, (and incorrectly), referred to as an Open Enrollment Period
Despite the difficulties, however, Dart said open enrollment is still an opportunity to improve people's health.
For help navigating open enrollment, visit www.UHCOpenEnrollment.com for articles and videos with easy-to-understand information about health benefits and health insurance terms.
The open enrollment period for 2017, or time of year when people can buy individual major medical coverage without having what the government classifies as a good excuse to be shopping for coverage, started Nov.
"Open enrollment is actually a very flexible requirement, and, in fact, in a strict sense, [it] is not actually a legally defined requirement," he explains.
Until the Legislature approved the open enrollment law in 2011, attending an out-of-district school required paying tuition, or could be arranged only with the consent of both school districts involved.
Despite concerted efforts by carriers, employers and long-suffering HR departments to shift these stubbornly negative views, open enrollment season remains ...
It will likely drop further as plans purchased during the current open enrollment period take effect.
Open enrollment is the time each year when individuals can elect to sign up for or change health insurance plans.
Shifting open enrollment for the health care insurance marketplaces from its current late fall and early winter period to late winter and early spring could boost participation by making enrollment easier financially on those with lower incomes, a study in Health Affairs shows.
Department of Health & Human Services to make the ACA's second open enrollment period run more smoothly than the first.
Open enrollment for the exchanges is overlapping and overshadowing the importance of the Medicare open-enrollment period, which started Oct.

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