The Health Insurance Marketplace is the place to sign up for health insurance. It is part of the Affordable Care Act. Individuals who do not have health insurance or who may no longer be eligible for BadgerCare may qualify for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
You should never have to pay for enrollment assistance. It is always free.
2021 Open Enrollment has been extended!
Feb. 15 – Aug. 15, 2021
As part of the American Rescue Plan, starting April 1, 2021, consumers can take advantage of increased premium tax credits on high quality health care plans when enrolling in Marketplace coverage.
After Aug. 15, 2021, there are still some situations that would allow people to sign up for health coverage for 2021 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. View the Special Enrollment Period (SEP) how-to sheet to find out who might qualify. Please remember, people can apply for BadgerCare Plus coverage anytime during the year.
Choosing a Plan That Includes Froedtert & MCW Health Network
Patients enrolling in the Marketplace who wish to have a plan that includes the Froedtert & MCW health network, should choose one of the following:
- Network Health Plan Prestige
- Network Health Plan Prestige Southeast (SE)
- Network Health Plan Prestige Northeast (NE)
- Together with Children’s Community Health Plan
Important Dates and Deadlines
Open enrollment has been extended through Aug. 15, 2021, to provide individuals with the opportunity to take advantage of increased tax credits when applying for coverage. Aug. 15, 2021, is the last day to enroll in 2021 coverage. If you miss this deadline, you cannot sign up for a health plan in the Marketplace for 2021, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Resources
Froedtert & MCW Certified Application Counselors and Patient Financial Services staff are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., to answer questions and provide enrollment assistance. You should never have to pay for enrollment assistance. It is always free.
To speak with a counselor or to schedule an enrollment appointment, please call our Health Insurance Marketplace hotline at 414-805-6206.