Consumers who selected a health or dental plan through the Hawai'i Health Connector by Wednesday are reminded about upcoming premium payment deadlines for coverage that begins Feb. 1.
* HMSA: First of the effective month or 10 days from billing date after the effective month
* Kaiser: Saturday
* HDS: Jan. 31
* Best Life: Jan. 31
Individuals and families have until March 31 to enroll in a plan to avoid tax penalties. Individuals and families can receive tax subsidies only through Hawai'i Health Connector, a news release said.
For more information, including information on upcoming enrollment deadlines and payments, contact the Hawai'i Health Connector Customer Support Center at (877) 628-5076 or (855) 585-8604 for TTY/TDD.
The phone numbers for the participating health and dental plans are:
* HMSA, (800) 620-4672
* Kaiser, (800) 966-5955
* HDS, (800) 232-2533
* Best Life, (800) 433-0088
The Hawai'i Health Connector is the online health insurance marketplace for Hawaii. The connector was established as a nonprofit organization in 2011 by the Hawaii State Legislature through Act 205, in order to comply with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.