Important Dates For 2014 Health Coverage

Are you looking for new health coverage for 2014? Here are the most important dates to keep in mind:

January 1, 2014: Earliest date coverage can begin for newly eligible Medicaid or private health insurance plans purchased through Connect for Health Colorado.

January 10, 2014: Deadline for Connect for Health Colorado customers to make their first month’s premium payment for January 1, 2014 coverage.

January 15, 2014: Deadline to select a private health insurance plan through Connect for Health Colorado that will take effect February 1, 2014.

March 31, 2014: Open enrollment for the Connect for Health Colorado marketplace closes. The next open enrollment period begins November 15, 2014. Medicaid enrollment is year-round with no open enrollment periods.

April 15, 2015: Unless you are exempt, you must provide proof of insurance when filing your 2014 taxes.