Block Island Times

Enrollment period for Healthsource RI extended until August 15

HealthSourceRI’s new enrollment period has been extended through August 15, 2021, following President Biden’s decision to create another opportunity for Americans to sign up for health coverage. The extended deadline gives new and current customers a chance to receive new savings created by the American Rescue Plan. Eligible Rhode Islanders will receive increased tax credits to help reduce their monthly coverage costs through HealthSource RI, and most customers will qualify for this additional financial help.Most Rhode Island individuals and families who are enrolled in health coverage through HSRI for 2021 and 2022 will be eligible to receive additional financial help to lower their monthly coverage costs. HSRI is conducting outreach to current customers to provide this additional assistance. Additionally, starting this summer, an eligible Rhode Island family or individual who has received unemployment assistance in 2021 will be able to sign up for coverage and receive the maximum amount of financial support available.
Since HSRI’s inception, Rhode Islanders have received more than $600 million in federal financial help to lower their monthly coverage costs. In January 2021 alone, HSRI customers qualified for more than $8 million in financial assistance to help lower their monthly costs. These new changes

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