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Can I still apply for health insurance in Florida? Yes, it is possible to still apply for coverage. Keep reading.


Although" The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act" known as ACA/Obamacare 2020 enrollment period ended, there are other options available.

The next ACA enrollment period for 2021 will begin Nov. 1st and will end on Dec. 15th.  


*LOSS of coverage through your employer is a qualifying event that allows you to enroll in health insurance now, and you may be able to receive financial assistance. Call today!

Special Enrollment due to a qualifying event:

You can apply for an ACA plan during the rest of the year if you have a life-changing event (Marriage, Divorce, loss of coverage via work, the birth of a child, moved from another state, or have a change in your

immigration status...etc.) Click on Instant Health Quote below.

Other options: Health Insurance plans available throughout the year.

Tri-Term or Short-Term health insurance plans. You can apply year-round, but you must qualify by answering a medical questionnaire.  

Note: Short Term Plans, TriTerm Medical plans are NON-ACA compliant. ACA and Short Term plans have different regulations.



What are ACA plans VS NON-ACA plans - keep reading. 


A brief summary:


Obamacare is simply a nickname for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (commonly shortened to the Affordable Care Act or ACA), health care reform legislation that was passed under President Obama.


Obamacare in 2020:  With President Trump in office and making changes that impact the Affordable Care Act, is this still the law? Is the ACA still nicknamed Obamacare, or do we now have Trumpcare? Yes, it is still called ObamaCare, not Trumpcare. There is no formal law associated with Trumpcare, however, it generally applies to the Trump administration’s moves to dismantle the ACA.  



For people that decided not to apply for health insurance, during the enrollment period, it is important to know that once the enrollment period ends you will not be able to get the insurance that covers pre-existing conditions at a later time unless you have a "Special Enrollment/Change of Life Circumstance". The policies that cover pre-existing conditions are the "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Law", also known as ACA and/or ObamaCare.

If you are a Florida resident and you need assistance with your health insurance, give me a call or send me a message and I will gladly assist you.

Call today, the consultation is free!


Maria Defillo

Licensed Florida Agent

since 1998.

Office (305) 595-2954


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