Plan Design and Selection

Plan Design and Selection

Tools and Resources

Marketplace Plan Comparison Worksheet | Worksheet
A tool for assisters to help consumers evaluate plan options


Key Facts: Detailed Q&As on various topics related to eligibility and enrollment


Best Practices When Assisting People with Disabilities Enroll in Health Coverage

Webinar: 2019 Coverage | Presentation Slides (PDF) | October 18, 2018 | Presented by the American Association on Health and Disability

  • Disability etiquette
  • National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC)
  • Considerations when assessing health plan options
  • Ongoing challenges

Plan Design

Webinar: 2019 Coverage | Presentation Slides (PDF) | September 20, 2018

  • Elements of plan design
  • Cost-sharing charges
  • Cost-sharing reductions
  • Skimpy plans

Plan Selection Strategies

Webinar: 2019 Coverage | Presentation Slides (PDF) | September 25, 2018 | Presented by Dave Chandrasekaran, a training consultant and certified application counselor

  • Overview of marketplace plans and how to talk to individuals about them
  • Trends in marketplace plans
  • Strategies to help consumers select a plan
  • Plan comparison and selection demonstration


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Frequently Asked Questions | View FAQ
Collection of FAQs on many of the common issues encountered since the implementation of health reform

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