LANSING, MICH – Thousands of Michiganders have lost health coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is offering virtual town hall events to help answer questions about open enrollment on the Health Insurance Marketplace, which runs until Dec. 15.
These live online town hall meetings are part of a series of events that will help consumers learn and ask questions about signing up for a health plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace. To attend a virtual town hall event, click the event link at its start time. Instructions for attendees are available and explain how to join an event and ask questions.
Community organizations interested in co-hosting a virtual town hall on open enrollment on the Health Insurance Marketplace can contact DIFS.
To shop for health coverage, make changes to existing health plans, or to get free, qualified help to make health coverage decisions, Michiganders should go to the Health Marketplace by visiting www.healthcare.gov. For additional help, contact DIFS at 877-999-6442 or visit www.michigan.gov/healthinsurance.
The mission of the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services is to ensure access to safe and secure insurance and financial services fundamental for the opportunity, security, and success of Michigan residents, while fostering economic growth and sustainability in both industries. In addition, the Department provides consumer protection, outreach, and financial literacy and education services to Michigan residents. For more information, visit www.michigan.gov/difs or follow the Department on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.