The Affordable Care Act and JPS Connection
An important notice for JPS Connection members
In 2014, JPS Health Network did not cancel JPS Connection members if they missed the deadline to sign up for the government’s new Health Insurance Marketplace. For 2015, Certified Application Counselors are available to help JPS Connection members enroll in the Marketplace.
To be eligible for JPS Connection, you must first take full advantage of all other assistance available to you. If you qualify for insurance from the Marketplace, you must sign up. Once you sign up, you can still be a JPS Connection member if you meet the guidelines. In fact, JPS Connection may be able to help you with the deductible and other out-of-pocket costs of your new insurance plan.
JPS Enrollment and Eligibility specialists are Certified Application Counselors and can help you with the new Health Insurance Marketplace. We can help you find out if you need to sign up. We can help you review the insurance plans, and help you keep your JPS Connection membership if you qualify.
Our counselors are available by appointment beginning November 15. Please call 817-702-1001 to schedule your appointment.
Please allow one hour for your appointment and be sure to bring the following information with you:
- Valid email address with the password
- W-2 or other proof of income for every member of your household who needs coverage
- Social security number (or document numbers for legal immigrants)
You can read more about the new Marketplace at www.HealthCare.gov (www.CuidadoDeSalud.gov.) or call the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596. Information on JPS Connection is at www.jpshealthnet.org/for_patients/low_cost_medical_care/overview_of_jps_.... To speak with an Eligibility and Enrollment specialist, call 817-702-1001.
The deadline is February 15, 2015. If you are eligible for a health insurance plan on the federal Marketplace and have not signed up you will not be eligible for JPS Connection.
Call 817-702-1001 if you have questions. Paper applications and exemption forms are available at all JPS Health Centers.