VHP is the only locally-based health plan in Santa Clara County. Serving the community for almost 35 years, we know our providers and can help find the best fit for your health care needs. We offer a quality network of primary and specialty care providers, convenient nationwide pharmacies including Costco and Walgreens as well as Safeway, and other select local pharmacies. VHP also offers free health education classes focused on nutrition, fitness, and parenting, as well as a variety of chronic disease prevention and management programs.
Open Enrollment for VHP Direct health plans runs from November 1 to January 31.
President Biden has approved a Special Enrollment Period from February 1, 2021 to May 15, 2021 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. During this period no qualifying life event (QLE) is required to enroll in a health plan for 2021.
New Law, American Rescue Plan
President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law on March 11, 2021. Under the new law, many people who buy their own health insurance may now be eligible to receive tax credits to reduce their monthly premiums. The new law provides financial assistance to help people get economic relief and ensures eligible consumers, at any income level, do not pay more than 8.5 percent of their overall household income.
The American Rescue Plan could save you hundreds—or even thousands—of dollars a month! To find additional details about the American Rescue Plan or find out more about tax credits offered to you, contact Covered California at 1.800.300.1506 (toll-free) or visit www.coveredca.com to use the Shop and Compare button towards the top of the page to calculate your savings. Contact your Broker for enrollment assistance or the VHP Sales Team at 408.885.3560 Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you select VHP as your Covered California plan you can continue to see your Primary Care Provider and payments toward your deductible and maximum out of pocket will transfer to your new plan.
Santa Clara County Plan Information
Select communities in San Benito and Monterey Counties, including; Castroville, Hollister, Marina, Prunedale, Salinas, Seaside, and Spreckels Plan Information
If you are ready to enroll or have more questions, VHP has partnered with brokers in your neighborhood who can help you choose the right Covered California plan for you and your family. Or call us directly at 1.888.421.8444 (toll-free).
*If you are 30 years or older and want to buy a Catastrophic health plan, you must apply for a hardship exemption to qualify.
To submit an application please click on the + sign below and follow the 2 steps.
Valley Health Plan
Attn: Sales & Broker Relations Department
2480 North First Street, Suite 160
San Jose, CA 95131
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Contact Sales & Broker Relations at 408.885.3560.