Clermont Sun: Enrollment set to begin for insurance marketplace

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Clermont Sun: Enrollment set to begin for insurance marketplace

By Senator Sherrod Brown:

In less than two weeks, enrollment begins for the health law’s new insurance marketplace, allowing almost one million Ohioans to become eligible for financial assistance to purchase quality, affordable health insurance.

Starting October 1, Ohioans without insurance, or those who would like to change their insurance plans, can shop for health insurance coverage at www.healthcare.gov.

For years, we’ve heard stories of Americans frustrated and failed by our health system. But today, the tide is turning and we are starting to see the health law take effect.

When this enrollment period begins, more than 916,000 Ohio residents will be eligible for financial assistance to buy insurance that provides quality coverage at a price they can afford. And Ohioans suffering from pre-existing conditions will no longer be denied coverage or charged higher premiums.

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