It’s almost that time of year again folks, the time of year for health insurance open enrollment. This year’s enrollment is for coverage in 2018 and runs from November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017. However if you meet certain requirements, you may qualify for a special enrollment period and can apply now.
The open enrollment periods for health insurance was created thanks to The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or ACA for short), which President Obama signed into law on March 23, 2010. This healthcare reform created the ability for the majority of Americans to get healthcare coverage, whether their employer covers this insurance or not. It is important that if you’re attempting to get a new health insurance plan you file within the open enrollment to make things the easiest possible. It can be a little overwhelming to go through this application process and there are often a lot of options for your coverage which can be daunting to navigate, that’s where we here at The McCormick Agency can help! Continue reading “Open Enrollment is Coming!!!!”