Statement From The Blue Cross And Blue Shield Association On Affordable Care Act Exchange Enrollment
October 4, 2013
WASHINGTON – The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association issued the following statement today regarding enrollment for coverage through the Affordable Care Act's online exchanges:
“We are pleased that enrollment for healthcare coverage through the new insurance marketplaces is picking up, and that consumers around the country are choosing Blue Cross and Blue Shield coverage. We expect enrollment to continue to increase.
Consumers have until December 15 to purchase coverage that will be effective on January 1, 2014, and open enrollment continues through March 31.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies are offering affordable choices on the exchanges in virtually every state, and through the multi-state option available in 30 states and the District of Columbia. All of our companies have added customer service representatives, and they are helping consumers navigate this new environment and select the coverage that meets their families’ needs.”