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Your Health Idaho

Start here! What's the tax credit and what are my options?

As of January 2014, everyone is required to have health insurance. Your Health Idaho offers individuals and families, who don’t have coverage through an employer or the government, a way to shop for health insurance. You may even qualify for a tax credit that pays for a portion (or even all) of your monthly insurance .

Do you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period?

While the open enrollment period ended March 31, there are life events that will allow you to enter a special enrollment period (SEP). We have listed below some of the more common events that will trigger an SEP, allowing you to change or purchase a qualified health plan.

Please note: this information provided is a general overview of the rules and regulations of the ACA. It may not address every specific situation you face, and is not intended to be legal advice.

The following examples are qualifying events that allow you to change coverage outside of the open enrollment period:

  • Marriage
  • Birth, adoption, or placement of foster child
  • Involuntary loss of health insurance
  • Covered dependent turns 26
  • Death of the policy holder
  • Divorce or legal separation
  • New citizenship
  • Permanent move to an area served by Your Health Idaho

Ready to shop for health insurance?

Click the link below to go to Your Health Idaho. You can see all your coverage options, apply for the tax credit, and enroll in a new plan.

Open enrollment is closed, but you can find out if you qualify for a and get ready for the upcoming open enrollment period.
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A collaboration between Blue Cross of Idaho and the Idaho Library Association to help educate all Idahoans about the coming changes to health insurance. For more information on Blue Cross of Idaho's products, visit bcidaho.com or call 888-462-7677.