Open enrollment

How to make an informed choice when you pick a health plan

Choosing a health care plan for the year ahead is an important decision during open enrollment. You can explore your health care options and decide what coverage is best for you before you enroll.

UnitedHealthcare has many resources available to help you decide. Review this information to get help to understand how health insurance works, learn different ways to manage costs and care and ensure you choose coverage that matches your needs.

UnitedHealthcare helps you balance cost and coverage

Find out how UnitedHealthcare plans offer more options for getting care and simpler tools to help you manage your plan.

Open Enrollment with list of 3 items: doctors in network, care needs, cost savings and balance

3 things to consider before you pick a plan

Choosing the right health care coverage takes a little planning. Answer the questions on the next page can help you decide.

Qualifying life events

Life is full of surprise and change, and some require you to make a change to your plan during the year. Learn about three Qualifying Life Events, and how and when you can adjust your coverage. 

Health insurance made easier

Example terms: deductible and network

Terms to know when you're picking a plan.

How to talk the talk—and understand what it means for you. To make it easier, here’s a list of common terms and what they mean.­­

Things to know

We know health care can be confusing. This Health Care 101 video explains the basics of how health plans work.