How to enroll

Let’s get you enrolled.

Ready to get the right health coverage for you and your family? Pennie will help you to get enrolled.
This video shows how easy it is to enroll you and your family for coverage.
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Enrollment basics

Shop and compare plans, gather necessary documents and sign up online with Pennie.

What is open enrollment?

This is the yearly period when you can buy health insurance. If you don’t enroll during this time, you can’t sign up until the next one, except in limited instances, called special enrollment periods. Pennie’s Open Enrollment Period runs yearly from November 1 to January 15.

What is the COVID-19 enrollment period?

Pennie’s COVID-19 Enrollment Period allows all Pennsylvanians the opportunity to shop for coverage. Think of it as an Open Enrollment and a Special Enrollment combined. Anyone can apply for coverage and the Qualifying Life Event is the fact we’ve all been dealing with a global pandemic.
This enrollment period runs until August 15

What is special enrollment?

This is when you can enroll outside of open enrollment if you’ve experienced certain Qualifying Life Events (QLE) including losing health coverage, moving, getting married or having a baby.

What is open enrollment?

This is the yearly period when you can buy health insurance. If you don’t enroll during this time, you can’t sign up until the next one, except in limited instances, called special enrollment periods. Pennsylvania’s Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2020 to January 15, 2021

How open enrollment works

Why do I need to renew my health insurance plan?

If your current healthcare.gov plan is still available and you’ve had no major changes, you may be able to keep it. It is still important to compare plans and prices ever year to make sure you are getting the best health plan available. Pennie allows you to easily shop and compare, as well as to find out if you qualify for financial assistance.

Learn more about auto‑renewal

What is special enrollment?

This is when you can enroll outside of open enrollment if you’ve experienced certain qualifying life events, including losing health coverage, moving, getting married or having a baby.

Learn more about special enrollment

A guided process

How to enroll

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Compare plans and get a quick quote

Pennie helps you shop and compare the price and coverage options for different health insurance plans.

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Apply for coverage

When it’s time to apply, make sure to have important information handy like a recent pay stub, proof of address, and other details about your household.
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Pay your first month’s premium

Many plans allow you to pay online.  Please note, your coverage cannot begin
until you have paid your first month’s premium, which is due before the policy
effective date (e.g. 1/1/21)

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You’re covered!

Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing you and your family have health insurance. Start using your coverage to get the care you need.

Gather the following before you start enrollment:

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Photo ID(s) (driver’s license, passport or other option proving your identity)
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Social security number(s)
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Last 4 weeks of pay stubs
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Immigration documents, if applicable
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Most recent tax return(s)

Still feeling a bit overwhelmed?  We've been there too - so we have set up multiple ways of getting some help or guidance.

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Call Customer Service

Pennie’s friendly and experienced Customer Service Representatives are ready to help you with your application or account questions.

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Find A Pennie Broker

Brokers offer free guidance and advice.  Only a broker can make recommendations about which plan you should buy.

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Find A Pennie Assister

Assisters can help you understand what options are available to you and your family.  Request a free in-person or virtual meeting

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