Get ready to buy insurance with this step-by-step guide, tailored to you


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Need to enroll in health coverage but not sure where to start? The new “Prepare to Buy” section on simplifies the enrollment process by providing a customized, step-by-step guide to walk you through the processes of choosing a health care plan. There are four steps:
  1. Select the description that best fits you.
  2. Print a worksheet to record your information.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your worksheet.
  4. Contact a health plan advisor to help you enroll, using your completed worksheet to guide conversation.
As you complete your worksheet, you’ll begin to understand health insurance terms and key dates. The website uses the information you enter to help you evaluate your costs and gather all the information you’ll need to purchase a plan. Interactive charts make it easy to see how health plans and metal tiers work and to get an idea of monthly premium cost ranges. Once you’ve completed your worksheet, the final step is to contact a health plan advisor to help you enroll. By this point, you should be well equipped to discuss your options, make an informed decision, and purchase a plan. You can also enroll in a BCBSM plan online, have a health plan advisor call you or connect with a BCBSM agent. Purchasing health insurance doesn’t have to be complicated. will prepare you to feel confident when choosing a health plan that’s just right for you.
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