Massachusetts Health Connector

Massachusetts Health Connector

Federal health officials say more than 140,000 people signed up for, or were automatically re-enrolled in, health insurance plans in Massachusetts during the recent open enrollment period.

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The Massachusetts Health Connector is extending the deadline to complete an application and pick a health plan until February 23. The deadline was set for February 15, but officials pushed it back a week because heavy snowstorms have made it hard for some people to sign up for insurance.

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Individuals who have enrolled in new health care plans through the Massachusetts Health Connector have a few more days to make their first payments to guarantee coverage starting Feb. 1.

The payment deadline, originally scheduled for last week, has now been pushed back until Friday, due in part to the storm enveloping the region.

The storm is also forcing the shutdown of the connector's call center offices in Boston and Worcester on Tuesday. Those seeking information can still call the connector's hotline on Tuesday for information on applications and payments.

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has named two top health care officials, an area he says has contributed to a $765 million state budget gap.

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The head of the Massachusetts health connector is stepping down after a tumultuous year in which the state's health care exchange failed and was later rebuilt.

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Due to what it’s calling heavy interest, Massachusetts is extending its payment deadline for people who want a state-based health insurance plan to December 28th.  But, people must still choose a plan by the end of today.

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Massachusetts is encouraging people who need to reenroll in Affordable Care Act insurance plans to do so by December 23rd while the state steps up call center staffing. Health Connector officials believe the website will hold up following last year’s failure.

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Massachusetts health leaders are continuing to alert people to the current health insurance open enrollment period. The state’s online marketplace, known as the Connector, is meeting with area leaders in Greenfield Monday.

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The 90-day open enrollment period for people to apply for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act kicked off November 15th. Following Massachusetts’ website debacle last year, Governor Deval Patrick is signaling success this time around.

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Open enrollment at the Massachusetts health insurance exchange begins this week. State officials say there is a new – and functioning – website that people can use if they need to purchase insurance.

The Massachusetts Health Connector will launch the new online health insurance marketplace on Nov. 15th.  Thousands of people across the state who have Health Connector coverage now, or were placed in temporary plans over the last year, will have to use the new website to submit an application if they want to remain insured.

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The director of the Massachusetts Health Connector, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, met with Berkshire healthcare agencies Thursday ahead of the upcoming open enrollment period.

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Massachusetts is launching a major effort to reach out to almost 400,000 residents who must reapply for health insurance because they were enrolled in temporary plans after the state's health care marketplace website crashed last year.

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Connecticut is unveiling mobile apps that will give access to the state health insurance exchange on smartphones and tablets.

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Massachusetts has unveiled a plan to fix problems with its health insurance website that have slowed the state's transition to the federal Affordable Care Act. The plan calls for a "dual-track" approach including purchasing new software while also connecting with the federal healthcare website.

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Massachusetts unveiled a plan to fix problems with its health insurance website that have slowed the state's transition to the federal Affordable Care Act. The plan calls for a "dual-track" approach which includes purchasing new software while also connecting with the federal health care website.

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On Monday, Massachusetts unveiled a plan to fix problems with its health insurance website that have slowed the state's transition to the federal Affordable Care Act. The plan calls for a "dual-track" approach which includes purchasing new software while also connecting with the federal health care website.

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After paying $15 million of its $69 million contract, Massachusetts plans on cutting ties with the contractor for its hobbled health care insurance website.

The recommendation was made Monday by Sarah Iselin, who was hired by Gov. Deval Patrick to oversee a fix for the website problems that have plagued the state's transition to the requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.

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Massachusetts continues to address problems with its health insurance website after a sluggish October launch.

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Massachusetts has received a three-month extension from the federal government to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. The extension comes a week after the state adjusted its approach to fix its troubled health care insurance website.

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Following a scathing report, Massachusetts is altering course as it attempts to deal with its health insurance website.

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has altered the state’s course in its attempts to fix its problem-plagued health insurance website.

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A federally supported research group will assist Massachusetts officials in reviewing the state’s options regarding the company contracted to operate its health insurance website.

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Massachusetts and Vermont are withholding payments and considering legal options against the contractor that set up the states' problem-plagued health insurance websites.

Jason Lefferts is the communications director for the Massachusetts Health Connector, the state’s insurance marketplace. He describes how simple signing up for health insurance through the website should be.

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Massachusetts and Vermont are withholding payments and considering legal options against the contractor that set up the states' problem-plagued health insurance websites.

Massachusetts has paid $11 million of its $69 million contract with CGI Group, a Montreal-based information technology company.

Jason Lefferts is a spokesman for the Commonwealth Health Connector, the state's insurance marketplace.

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The state agency that administers the health insurance market in Massachusetts has launched an outreach effort to make people aware of changes that will be coming under the federal Affordable Care Act. 

   The approximately 250,000 people who have obtained health insurance through the Massachusetts Health Connector will need to sign up for new plans because of federally mandated changes in benefits and subsidies that take effect January 1,2014.   Health Connector Executive Director Jean Yang said the outreach is targeting a six-month open enrollment that begins October 1st.