This opinion column was submitted by Heather Korbulic, executive director of the Silver State Health Exchange.

Heather Korbulic (Photo: Provided to the RGJ)

Say the words “health insurance,” and eyes glaze over. Let’s face it: The health care insurance landscape is complex and confusing, even to seasoned insiders like me. That’s why the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, Nevada’s state agency that offers plans that cover the 10 essential health benefits, works hard to make it easy for Nevadans to get budget-appropriate health coverage through the online marketplace, Nevada Health Link.

With open enrollment just around the corner, starting on Nov. 1 and running through Jan. 15, now is the time to start thinking about health care coverage for 2021. And beginning Oct. 1, Nevadans can “window shop” online at, for a plan that works for them, their families and