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Important Message: To get health insurance, you must sign up during an enrollment period. Vermont Health Connect has a Special Enrollment Period open now through October 1, and uninsured Vermonters can enroll in a qualified health plan during this time. Under the American Rescue Plan Act, Vermonters can get more financial help when they enroll through Vermont Health Connect. Vermonters who have insurance directly through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont or MVP Health Care® can transfer their plan to Vermont Health Connect now to get premium tax credits.  Vermonters who are eligible for Medicaid can enroll at any time.

Preventive

Preventive care can help you and your family stay healthy by preventing health problems before they start. One way to do this is to have regular checkups with your primary care provider (PCP). Your doctor can help you decide how often to have checkups. Ask your primary care provider about specific health care screenings that you should have based on your age and state of health.

Vermont Medicaid programs include free preventive care services. Examples of free preventive care include:

Preventive care services are free to use and can help keep you healthy. If you aren’t sure what preventive care services you can get, call your doctor’s office to find out.