Helping consumers calculate their income can be challenging, especially for those who are self-employed or have an income that is difficult to predict. Many consumers enrolling in Marketplace coverage during Open Enrollment may need assistance estimating their income for the upcoming plan year.
Colorado Connect provides a type of financial help, SilverEnhanced Savings, to eligible Coloradans who are undocumented. See Appendix A for qualifications. There is limited funding available for year one of SilverEnhanced Savings. Connect for Health Colorado anticipates that we will hit the maximum allotments of enrollments with SilverEnhanced Savings before Open Enrollment ends in January—likely, in early December.
Ambetter Health is expanding access to care for members in Illinois.
A few weeks ago, Friday Health Plans announced they would not be selling on-exchange in Texas. At that time, they were also considering whether or not to sell off-exchange health plans. Since the off-exchange market is a very small percent of our membership, they have decided it would be prudent to redirect our resources to other states and pause all health plan sales, on and off-exchange, in Texas for 2023.