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Get Prepared

Open enrollment begins on November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. For coverage to begin on January 01, 2017 you must enroll by December 15, 2016. We have provided you with a list of the documents that you need in order to have a successful open enrollment.

Checklist for
Individuals and Families

When you apply for coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace, you will need to provide the marketplace with some information about you your household and income.

Checklist for
Small Businesses

The Small Business Health Options Program is a new program to offer your employees insurance. Based on the size of your business, your business may be eligible for a tax credit.


What is health insurance?


Health insurance is a type of insurance coverage that covers the cost of an insured individual's medical and surgical expenses. Depending on the type of health insurance coverage, either the insured pays costs out-of-pocket and is then reimbursed, or the insurer makes payments directly to the provider. Learn More →


What is the Marketplace?


The Health Insurance Marketplace is a resource where individuals, families, and small businesses can learn about their health coverage options, compare health insurance plans based on costs, benefits, and other important features, choose a plan, and enroll in coverage. The Marketplace also provides information on programs that help people with low to moderate income and resources pay for coverage. The Marketplace encourages competition among private health plans, and is accessible through websites, call centers, and in-person assistance. Learn More →


Individuals & Families


Starting in 2014, every Nebraskan, regardless of income or employment situation, will be able to get health coverage. As an individual or family in Nebraska there are a few things you should know about your health insurance options in 2014, depending on your insurance situation.Learn More →


Employers


The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) is a new program that simplifies the process of buying health insurance for your small business. For 2014, the SHOP Marketplace is open to employers with 50 or fewer full-time-eqivalent employees (FTEs).Learn More →


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