Open Enrollment for 2024 health and dental plans runs from November 1, 2023 to January 15, 2024. It is the time any eligible Vermonter can enroll in a plan or change the plan they now have. Sign up by December 15 if you want a plan to start on January 1, 2024.
Open Enrollment is the time to look again at health and dental insurance. By sharing the message about Open Enrollment, we can give even more Vermonters the opportunity to attain health and well-being without worrying as much about the cost of health insurance.
Can you spread the word to your neighbors? If you share the messages on this page, you can help more Vermonters learn how to save money on health insurance. Keep checking back here through Open Enrollment for more materials to share.
This toolkit consists of:
- An overview of Open Enrollment and Sample Drop-in Articles
- Open Enrollment Posters and Flyers
- More about Health Insurance
- Video shorts to help you Know your Health Insurance Terms
- Sample social media posts
- Virtual Town Hall
Overview and Sample Drop-in Articles
Open Enrollment Overview
Use these sample drop-in articles below to help educate and encourage people to learn more about Open Enrollment. If you found these articles helpful and used the content to spread the word, we'd love to know. Feel free to write us at AHS.VTHealthConnect@vermont.gov with how you got the word out.
- Open Enrollment for 2024 Insurance Plans (short)
- Providing More Affordable Health Insurance for Many Vermonters (half-page)
- Open Enrollment and Vermont Health Connect: Eight things to know (two pages)
Open Enrollment Posters and Flyers
Póster en Español
More about Health Insurance
The resources and videos below explain health insurance. When enrolling with Vermont Health Connect, the primary option will be a Qualified Health Plan, and, if eligible, Medicare. These resources can help you understand how health insurance works, how to choose a plan, and how to get the most from your plan. Also included here, if English is not your first language, are resources in other languages that simply explain why heath care and insurance are important. And how to get it. Feel free to share widely.
- Health Insurance 101 (flyer)
- Health Insurance: Why it's Important and What You Need to Know (booklet)
- Health Insurance Basics (Vermont Health Connect website)
Sample social media posts
Use our social posts and the #StayCoveredVT and #GetInsuredVT hashtags to engage in the conversation during Open Enrollment. Encourage your followers to:
Also encourage your followers to visit www.VermontHealthConnect.com and learn more about Vermont's health insurance marketplace.
Open Enrollment has started
#OpenEnrollment2024 is here! Now is the time to get, change, or confirm your health coverage for next year. Use the Plan Comparison Tool to explore your options. SIGN UP by 12/15 to have a plan starting 1/1/24 at https://t.co/2FKLDwTtJN. #StayCoveredVT #GetInsuredVT pic.twitter.com/KPFq6BKOng— VT Health Connect (@VTHealthConnect) November 1, 2023
Update your information, make changes to your account
It's almost that time of year again - #openenrollment2024 for health plans will be here before you know it. Start preparing by updating your address and other information. Make changes on your account at www.VermontHealthConnect.govor call 855-899-9600. #StayCoveredVT pic.twitter.com/BHncz484KQ— VT Health Connect (@VTHealthConnect) October 6, 2023
How to use the Plan Comparison Tool
Getting ready to choose your health insurance and be covered next year? #openenrollment2024 is just two weeks away! Check the Plan Comparison Tool at https://t.co/2FKLDwTtJN to find the best plan for you. #StayCoveredVT #GetInsuredVT pic.twitter.com/BokQdwB9iW— VT Health Connect (@VTHealthConnect) October 18, 2023
Learning about health insurance to find the right plan for you
Finding the right health coverage is part of your journey to better health. Vermont Health Connect is here to help you understand your options – including essential benefits, basic costs to consider & what metal levels mean. https://t.co/9hq8fnYmce #StayCoveredVT #GetInsuredVT pic.twitter.com/hsst9ibCmb— VT Health Connect (@VTHealthConnect) November 2, 2023
The virtual Town Hall on November 1 covered the basics of health insurance and what to know about Open Enrollment - important dates, choosing a health insurance plan, and applying for financial help. The hosts discussed decision-making resources available online - such as the Plan Comparison Tool - by phone and through Vermont communities. You can watch a recording of the presentation, view the slides, and read the questions asked and answers given from Vermont Health Connect.