Premiums for 2021 will be relatively flat for Ohioans who buy health insurance on the Affordable Care Act marketplace and more counties in Ohio will have more options to chose from this open enrollment period as well.
Open enrollment begins on Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 15. About 196,800 Ohioans bought their insurance through the marketplace for 2020.
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“Unfortunately, due to COVID-19′s impact on Ohio employers and communities, we expect to see increased demand for affordable individual health insurance plans, including on and off-exchange health plans,” said Jeff Blunt, local spokesman for Anthem.
He said Anthem is offering marketplace health plans in 76 of Ohio’s 88 counties in 2021 and in the Miami Valley, this includes new Anthem marketplace health plan offerings