For residents of Metro Charlotte (NC and SC): For 2016 coverage, the sign-up period for an individual health insurance plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace has ended.
But, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period, which allows you to sign up for a 2016 plan if you have certain life events like getting married, having a baby, or losing other coverage.
If you’re picking a 2016 health insurance plan, choose a plan that includes Carolinas HealthCare System doctors and hospitals in its network. Why? Choosing us helps you keep your out-of-pocket costs down when you get care from us – and it gives you access to world-class care.
That care includes specialized experts at Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children's Hospital and Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute. We also offer urgent care, Virtual Visit and the region's largest primary care network of more than 200 locations.
We're here to help you. Learn more about your options below.
I’m hearing a lot of confusing health insurance terms. What do they mean?
Here are the meanings of some common health insurance terms:
Why do I need health insurance?
Why does it matter which doctors and hospitals are part of my plan?
Not all health insurance plans include the doctors and hospitals you may want to get care from, so it's important to choose a plan that gives you access to the doctors and hospitals you prefer.
Choosing Carolinas HealthCare System gives you access to world-class care. We offer:
Find out more about the care you get at Carolinas HealthCare System.
How do I buy a health insurance plan on the Marketplace?
The sign-up period to buy a 2016 health insurance plan on the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace has ended. But, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period, which allows you to sign up for a 2016 plan if you have certain life events like getting married, having a baby, or losing other coverage.
To buy a plan:
Do I qualify for savings on health coverage?
How do I change my plan?
You can change your 2016 coverage only if you’ve had a life event that qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period. Find out if you can change plans.