Effective February 22, 2013 at midnight (CST), the Federal High Risk Pool in South Dakota is no longer accepting new applications in accordance with the Federal Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight. The decision, made by the Federal Government, ensures funds are available through 2013 to cover people currently enrolled.
The Health Insurance Marketplace
Starting January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act guarantees that all Americans – regardless of their health status or pre-existing conditions – will have access to coverage. People will be able to apply for health insurance coverage choices in Health Insurance Marketplaces when open enrollment begins on October 1, 2013. The Health Insurance Marketplace will offer a choice of health plans. Coverage begins on January 1, 2014. Visit www.healthcare.gov to learn more about the Marketplace.
Note: If you lost Federal High Risk Pool coverage because you moved to South Dakota, you may be eligible to re-enroll in Federal High Risk Pool in South Dakota, please call 605-773-3148.