Posted on January 21, 2015 in: Professional Practice
Americans without health insurance have until Feb. 15 to enroll in affordable, quality plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. As a pharmacist, you work with customers without insurance or pharmacy coverage every day who struggle to pay for critical medication(s) out of pocket. You can help them begin enrollment in quality, affordable health insurance coverage simply by providing information! Many families and individuals will also qualify for help with paying monthly health insurance premiums and cost sharing for health care services.
Encourage your patients who don’t have insurance to apply for coverage by sharing information with them. There are several ways they can learn how to apply:
There are also two simple one-page information documents for providers regarding the Marketplace. You can download them online; click on “Special Populations” and scroll down to “Health Care Providers.”