If you or your spouse is eligible to receive unemployment insurance (also known as unemployment compensation) for at least one week in 2021, you can receive enhanced financial assistance under the American Recue Plan. To qualify, please follow these simple steps to self-attest that you were eligible for unemployment insurance, to maximize the amount of advance premium tax credits (APTC) and cost sharing reductions (CSR) you can receive to further lower the cost of health coverage and care through Pennie.
Step 1: Login to your Pennie account.
Step 2: Navigate to ‘Edit Application’ from your Dashboard.
Step 3: Navigate to ‘Income Information,’ ‘Get Ready’ and check the box next to ‘I confirm that either myself or my spouse has been approved to receive unemployment insurance for at least one week in 2021.
Step 4: Follow the remaining steps to submit your updated eligibility application.
Step 5: Watch the health care savings roll in!