open-enrollment period

open-enrollment period

a time during which individuals can enroll in a health care plan.
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They are working to align the policies -- the disconnect -- between the open-enrollment period and the individual responsibility timeframe," Carney said.
Now the administration, answering a question raised by many insurers, said they could charge higher premiums to sick children outside the open-enrollment period, if state laws allowed such underwriting, as many do.
com/enrollment, incorporates proprietary research, best practices, online support tools and practical tips for employers and brokers as they gear up for the fall benefits open-enrollment period.
Jones applied for a transfer to Taft in May during the open-enrollment period, and was accepted to the school in a random lottery.
When consumers know they might have to wait for months, or most of a year, after the end of an open-enrollment period to buy coverage, they may be less likely to wait until they know that they have cancer to buy coverage.
Originally, HHS talked about applying the open-enrollment period rules only to exchange coverage, Zaharuk said.
LOS ANGELES city schools are in the middle of their open-enrollment period, which gives parents and students an opportunity to shop around, compare schools and apply to one of their own choosing.
The Payer Impact Report gives pharmaceutical manufacturers the ability to perform a quick status check of their product at a managed care plan, accurately track new patient starts and switch patients through open-enrollment periods, monitor consumer prescription costs, and quantify the impact of payer rejects and patient reversals.
Open-enrollment periods discourage families from waiting until children are sick to buy coverage by limiting the times when the families can buy family-only coverage.
The analysts found that 12 jurisdictions -- Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia -- tried to deal with PPACA-related child-only market disruption simply by creating open-enrollment periods, without imposing rules requiring any insurers to offer child-only coverage.