Nov 1, 2016
Open enrollment begins
Dec 15, 2016
Final date to enroll in new health plan to avoid a gap in coverage.
Jan 31, 2017
Open enrollment closes. If you do not enroll by this date, you will not only carry the risk of lapsed coverage but you will pay a tax penalty and not be able to enroll until the next open enrollment period unless there are exceptions.*
*Exceptions include qualifying events such as losing coverage, marriage, etc., allowing you a special enrollment period.
The Health Insurance Marketplace (as known as the "Marketplace" or "exchange") provides health plan shopping and enrollment services through websites, call centers, and in-person help.
Wonder if you qualify for financial help with paying for
your health insurance? See the family size and income level requirements.
To view a plan brochure and Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC), select the plan name under the metallic level for more details on what's included with each plan.
Remember, if you qualify for a tax credit or subsidy,
you'll need to enroll through healthcare.gov