Updated: 2022-10-13 by
For 2022 health plans, Idaho open enrollment begins on November 1, 2021 and runs through December 15, 2021. This is one month less than the open enrollment period in most other states.
Open enrollment has ended for 2021 plans. However, you may still be able to purchase health insurance for this year if you qualify for a special enrollment period. For example, if you’ve recently lost your job or income due to the COVID-19 crisis or for any other reason, you might qualify for a 60-day special enrollment period that will allow you to sign up for a new health insurance plan. (See What Happens If I Missed the Enrollment Deadline for 2021?)
To get covered, you can go directly to the online health insurance marketplace for Idaho. If you need personalized help, you can reach out to an enrollment assistant. Most enrollment helpers are working remotely during the COVID crisis.
Where's the Idaho Health Care Exchange?
You can find the Idaho health insurance exchange at Your Health Idaho. This is where you will learn about the specific health insurance plans available to you under Obamacare. If you see a plan you like, you'll be guided through the enrollment process online.
Getting Personalized Help with Enrollment
In Idaho, if you need help understanding your options for coverage under Obamacare or signing up for a plan, you can get assistance from a certified enrollment counselor or from a health insurance broker or agent. Both are free.
Enrollment counselors can explain your options, answer your questions, and help you apply for the plan you choose -- but they can't recommend a specific plan for you.
Find an enrollment counselor. To find a Idaho certified enrollment counselor, broker, or agent, use the Find Help page at Your Health Idaho.
Licensed health insurance agents or brokers can also help you understand your health care coverage options under Obamacare. Unlike government trained counselors, brokers and agents are allowed to suggest the best plan for you.
To directly connect with a Idaho insurance broker who can help you evaluate insurance plans and choose a plan that's appropriate for your situation, visit the YHI Agent Page at Your Health Idaho or call 800-943-6832. (We receive advertising income from the licensed brokers who offer their services through this telephone number.)
Talk to Your Health Idaho. If you want to get over the phone, Your Health Idaho offers telephone support at 855-944-3246.
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