PENNIE health insurance marketplace to reopen

Ruben Onsu

PENNSYLVANIA STATE OPERATED HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE IS REOPENING FOR A SPECIAL ENROLLMENT. IN RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC. THE STATE SAID THAT PENNY — Pennsylvania to reopen health insurance marketplace for special enrollment due to COVID-19 pandemic Updated: 1:59 PM EST Feb 4, 2021 Pennsylvania’s state-operated health insurance marketplace is reopening […]

PENNSYLVANIA STATE OPERATED HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE IS REOPENING FOR A SPECIAL ENROLLMENT. IN RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC. THE STATE SAID THAT PENNY —

Pennsylvania to reopen health insurance marketplace for special enrollment due to COVID-19 pandemic


Pennsylvania’s state-operated health insurance marketplace is reopening for a special enrollment period to give people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic more time to get coverage.The state said anyone is eligible to enroll in coverage through Pennie from Feb. 15 through May 15.Uninsured Pennsylvanians or those who have lost their job-based coverage are encouraged to go online to pennie.com explore their options. People can also call 1-844-844-8040.A Pennie spokesperson said total enrollment was nearly 338,000 by the end of the marketplace’s inaugural open enrollment. More than 75,000 new customers enrolled, an increase of 9.7%.“Pennie is first and foremost here for all of those in Pennsylvania who need health coverage. We are happy to see our customer base grow and proud to serve hundreds of thousands of individuals and families across the Commonwealth,” Pennie Executive Director Zachary W. Sherman said.According to a news release, all commercial, comprehensive health insurance plans available in the Commonwealth, including plans purchased through Pennie, cover the following:The COVID-19 test if patients are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed.Treatment for the symptoms that develop due to COVID-19.The cost of the COVID-19 vaccine.All other routine checkups, vaccinations and preventative treatments.

Pennsylvania’s state-operated health insurance marketplace is reopening for a special enrollment period to give people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic more time to get coverage.

The state said anyone is eligible to enroll in coverage through Pennie from Feb. 15 through May 15.

Uninsured Pennsylvanians or those who have lost their job-based coverage are encouraged to go online to pennie.com explore their options. People can also call 1-844-844-8040.

A Pennie spokesperson said total enrollment was nearly 338,000 by the end of the marketplace’s inaugural open enrollment. More than 75,000 new customers enrolled, an increase of 9.7%.

“Pennie is first and foremost here for all of those in Pennsylvania who need health coverage. We are happy to see our customer base grow and proud to serve hundreds of thousands of individuals and families across the Commonwealth,” Pennie Executive Director Zachary W. Sherman said.

According to a news release, all commercial, comprehensive health insurance plans available in the Commonwealth, including plans purchased through Pennie, cover the following:

  • The COVID-19 test if patients are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed.
  • Treatment for the symptoms that develop due to COVID-19.
  • The cost of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • All other routine checkups, vaccinations and preventative treatments.

Next Post

Capitala Finance Corp. Schedules Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Press release content from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. https://apnews.com/press-release/globe-newswire/business-corporate-news-earnings-conference-calls-earnings-reports-financial-performance-584502504d2ce72a1ac6b7ccecfe142e Click to copy CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capitala Finance Corp. (Nasdaq:CPTA) (the “Company”) announced today that it will report its fourth quarter 2020 financial results on Monday, March 8, […]