Ahead of the fourth Open Enrollment period, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a commitment from seventeen companies to support enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace. These companies will connect freelance professionals, entrepreneurs and customers with information and resources to encourage enrollment in affordable coverage throughout the Open Enrollment period beginning Nov. 1 and ending on Jan.31, according to HHS.
These companies issued the following joint statement: “Our companies alongside the Affordable Care Act, are helping to build a new, innovative American economy. It’s an economy where people can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with affordable health coverage no matter where they work. Our businesses represent over 15 million professionals and reach over 8.5 million people with our products and services. During Open Enrollment, we are committed to providing information that helps people understand their coverage options.”
During Open Enrollment, HHS will collaborate with these innovation economy companies as well as companies supporting freelance workers, entrepreneurs and start-ups. The 15 partner companies are:
- Freelancers Union
- Intuit QuickBooks Self- Employed
- Rock Health
- Stride Health