Health insurance open enrollment starts November 1

Health insurance enrollment starts November 1. Websites offer information to help consumers pick what's best for their families.

Posted: Oct. 31, 2017 6:51 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Open Enrollment for 2018 health insurance plans starts Wednesday, November 1st.

The 2018 Marketplace enrollment period is shorter than previous years.

There are state and federal websites that can walk you through the sign-up process.

You can also compare plans to see what works best for your family.

The deadline is December 15th. If you miss that deadline, you can't sign-up unless you qualify for a special enrollment period.

Plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2018.

The following websites offer resources for getting started:

                   HeathCare.gov

                           -Anyone can use this site to get health insurance enrollment information.

                  • GetCoveredIllinois.gov
                          -For Illinois residents.
                          -The site features new, extensive information.
                          -There's also a "Get Covered Illinois" help line, just call 1-866-311-1119.

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