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Friday health plans confirmed to offer 2022 health insurance options in North Carolina


Denver, 20 October 2021 (GLOBE NEWSLETTER) – Friday health plans (“Friday”), a health insurance company designed for Americans who buy their own health plans, has been approved by the North Carolina Department of Insurance offer health coverage to state residents from January 2022. The company’s Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) compliant plans will be available through Healthcare.gov, on FridayHealthPlans.com, and through insurance brokers.

Friday will provide coverage to residents in over 40 North Carolina counties – the most in all its markets – including Buncombe, Guilford, Pitt, Catawba, Henderson and Watauga counties. Individuals, families and small businesses in these areas will be able to sign up for Friday coverage during the open enrollment period beginning November, 1st. This expansion follows similar announcements for Georgia and Oklahoma, bringing Friday’s imprint to a total of seven states and more than 150 counties.

Friday’s health plans are known to offer $ 0 benefits that self-employed people value the most, including: unlimited $ 0 primary care visits; unlimited $ 0 mental health counseling sessions; free annual eye exams; thousands of free favorite generics; and free virtual care visits with doctors and mental health counselors. Plus, the low-cost Friday plans can now be combined with the expanded grants offered by the American Rescue Plan Act for even greater financial savings, making health care coverage possible for even more people.

“Friday Health Plans is proud to start serving North Carolina communities in 2022 with affordable and quality health plans, ”said Friday Health Plans CEO Sal Gentile. “We want to grow where we can add value, and North Carolina is a match for us on many fronts. We have built an extensive network of physicians and facilities, along with our telehealth partnership with Teladoc and access to thousands of free prescription drugs, to serve North Carolinians who purchase their own health insurance.

North Carolina experienced three consecutive years of growth in enrollment at HealthCare.gov between 2019-2021, with more than half a million North Carolinians purchasing private health plans for 2021 coverage, according to the Medicare and Medicaid Service Centers. As the pandemic continued this year, more than 90,000 additional residents signed up for new health insurance coverage through the HealthCare.gov exchange during the 2021 Marketplace Special Enrollment Period.

Friday health plans was launched in 2015 by Sal Gentile and David Pinkert, two veterans of the Medicare technology industry. After the adoption of ACA, the couple aspired to create a simpler, easier-to-use health insurance company that was better designed for self-insured individuals and families choosing their own health plans. Situated at Denver, Colorado, the number of members of the company has increased by more than 400% in the past year.

On Health Friday Plans: Friday Health Plans is specially designed for people and small businesses who buy their own health insurance. The company focuses on overall simplicity to deliver affordable health plans with benefits that help members stay healthy and cover them if they get sick or injured. Operational efficiency, top-notch customer service and smart technology are at the heart of Friday’s consumer-centric approach. All insurance plans and services are offered and administered by licensed subsidiaries of Friday Health Plans, Inc. For more information and to find a health plan, visit www.fridayhealthplans.com.


Tori Cox
Edelman on Behalf of Friday Health Plans
(469) 257-3800
[email protected]

Source: Friday health plans