If you’re a small business owner, you have to handle your own health coverage (as if you don’t have enough to deal with already). Starting today, you can get health insurance through healthcare.gov. Here are a few quick things about getting new coverage.
When’s the deadline to enroll? Sign up by December 15th to get 2019 coverage for yourself or your family.
How much will it cost me? Check here to see prices and subsidies for plans in your state. You may qualify for financial help to make coverage more affordable.
What do I need to apply? You’ll need basic info like your address, social, whether you’ll file a W-2 or 1099 tax form — things like that.
I have more questions. Who do I call? Call 1-800-318-2596 for confidential help any time of day. Or visit LocalHelp.HealthCare.gov to find free in-person help near you.