State-run health insurance exchange “Pennie” makes its debut today!!
Pennsylvania residents will use Pennie (instead of HealthCare.gov) to enroll in coverage for 2021 once open enrollment starts on November 1, 2020 and will continue through January 15, 2021, giving Pennsylvania residents an additional month to sign up for coverage.
What is Pennie?
Pennie is Pennsylvania’s official destination for shopping for quality health insurance plans and accessing financial assistance, if eligible.
What is open enrollment?
Open enrollment is November 1, 2020, to January 15, 2021. During this time period, anyone living legally in Pennsylvania can apply for health insurance through Pennie. Individuals with qualifying life events can enroll at any time of the year.