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Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services Announces Health Insurance Town Hall Series
December 02, 2022
Presentations to provide information Michiganders need during Open Enrollment, including information about subsidies that help many get health insurance for less than $10 per month
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2022
(LANSING, MICH) Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) Director Anita Fox has announced a new series of health insurance virtual town halls to help inform Michiganders about new health plan options, newly extended savings, and increased opportunities for free local enrollment help during the current Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period. Michiganders have until January 15, 2023 to purchase affordable, high quality health insurance for 2023, and newly extended subsidies will help many Michiganders find a plan for as little as $10 per month.
“We know that comprehensive health insurance leads to better health outcomes overall, so DIFS is committed to helping every Michigander get the information they need to get this vital protection for themselves and their families,” said DIFS Director Anita Fox. “Our town hall series will give consumers the information they need to sign up for a plan and what to look for when shopping on HealthCare.gov. For more information about health insurance call DIFS at 877-999-6442, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or visit Michigan.gov/HealthInsurance.”
The DIFS 2022 Open Enrollment Virtual Town Hall Series will provide consumers with important updates about shopping for health insurance. With savings still in effect making health insurance more affordable for more Michiganders, new grants for free local help, and more plan options than last year, buying a health insurance plan that works for Michigan families has never been easier. The town halls are scheduled to take place on:
- Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 12 p.m.
- Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 12 p.m.
Pre-registration for the online-only town halls is not required. To attend a virtual town hall event, click the event link at its start time. For more information about the town hall series or for questions about health insurance, visit Michigan.gov/HealthInsurance or call DIFS 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 877-999-6442.
The mission of the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services is to ensure access to safe and secure insurance and financial services fundamental for the opportunity, security, and success of Michigan residents, while fostering economic growth and sustainability in both industries. In addition, the Department provides consumer protection, outreach, and financial literacy and education services to Michigan residents. For more information, visit Michigan.gov/DIFS or follow the Department on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.