Need to Sign Up for Health Insurance?

Important Message:  To enroll in a qualified health plan through Vermont Health Connect, you must sign up during an enrollment period. Open Enrollment typically starts in November and lasts for about six weeks. At other times of year, you may still be able to enroll in coverage if you lose health coverage or have another qualifying event, but you’ll need to act fast. If you delay for more than 60 days to apply and select your plan, you might have to wait until Open Enrollment to get health insurance.

Getting Started

  1. Learn about health insurance basics.
  2. Try our Plan Comparison Tool to find out if you qualify for financial help, and to see estimates of the total cost of each plan choice. Most Vermonters can either get free or low cost coverage through Medicaid or Dr. Dynasaur, or get help to lower their monthly premium and out-of-pocket costs. 
  3. Ready to apply? Set up an online account with Vermont Health Connect and fill out your application there, or call us at 1-855-899-9600 and speak to a customer support representative. If you'd like to talk through health insurance terms or the application process in person, you can meet with a trained, certified in-person Assister near you

Reporting Changes

If you have insurance through Vermont Health Connect and have had changes in your family or income, we need to know. A change such as a wedding, a birth, a raise, or a new job could change your coverage or the amount of financial help you qualify for. Learn more about reporting a change.

If you have questions about free preventive care, provider networks or covered prescriptions, you can find helpful links from our Health Plans page or speak to a representative from a health insurance carrier. 

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