Health Insurance Options in Hawaii
2018 Obamacare Open Enrollment Period from November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017. You can purchase health insurance for the upcoming year through the federally facilitated marketplace (HealthCare.gov)
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Federally Facilitated Marketplace
When the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, several states opted to create their own marketplaces. The state of Hawaii opted to use the federally facilitated marketplace, meaning residents must go to HealthCare.gov in order to purchase a plan during the Open Enrollment Period.
The state of Hawaii overwhelming supported President Barack Obama’s decision to enact the Affordable Care Act. The population has benefited immensely and the rate of uninsured individuals and households has steadily decreased over the last three years. At the beginning of 2017, President Donald Trump threatened to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, so the state of Hawaii tried to legally preserve certain pillars of Obamacare. In the end, Trump failed to destroy Obamacare for now, meaning residents of Hawaii shall continue to reap the benefits of the program.
If you purchase a plan through HealthCare.gov, you’re eligible to receive certain tax credits that can partially subsidize your monthly premium costs. This is a great incentive for individuals and households to taken advantage of, and it definitely helps boost the popularity of the Affordable Care Act.
Are You Confused?
If you still have remaining questions regarding the complex issue of health insurance, you can always consult HealthQuoteInfo for some clarification. Give one of our agents a call and we’ll explain everything and help you compare various plans.