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“DC Health Link or phishing attempt?”

by Prince Of Petworth December 19, 2014 at 12:20 pm 8 Comments

Marketplace or fishing attempt

“Dear PoPville,

I’m 98% sure this is a ham-handed but legit attempt to catch people who encountered trouble enrolling ahead of the December 15th deadline, but… seriously?

Note that it was sent after 6pm on the day of the (extended) deadline, so I’d have plenty of time to check it out. At least there was no upside down flag?”

Date: December 18, 2014 at 6:21:01 PM EST
From: DC Health Link
To: [snip]
Subject: Re: 2015 Plan Selection [ ref:[snip]:ref ]

We apologize for the difficulties you experienced with enrolling in a plan through DC Health Link. We are continuing to work to ensure that you have coverage starting on January 1st, 2015.
In order to move forward with your coverage, we need to know what plan or plans you would like us to enroll you in by Thursday, December 18th.
Already know what plan you want?
Reply to this email with the following information:
• Full names of everyone who should be enrolled
• Full name of your medical plan (if any)
• Full name of your dental plan (if any)
• Whether or not you are applying for financial assistance
Not sure what plan you want?
You can look at your plan options by logging into your account and clicking on the link to “Browse plans without completing an application”.
You can also find detailed plan benefit descriptions here. The plans available to you are the 2015 Individual Market plans.
If you would like advice on what plan is best for you, you can use our search tool or call us at 1-855-532-5465 to find a broker.
What happens if I miss the Thursday deadline?
If you are currently enrolled in a plan through DC Health Link for 2014 and miss the deadline, we will automatically renew you in your current plan or a very similar plan for next year. You have until January 15 to make a plan change for February 1.
If you are not currently enrolled in a DC Health Link plan, we will work with you to enroll in coverage starting February 1.
Please note: This message is for individuals who have reached out to DC Health Link with difficulties completing their application or enrollment for coverage. If this does not apply to you, we apologize for the inconvenience and you may disregard this message.
DC Health Link

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