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2017 ACA Open Enrollment


Critical deadlines for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment periods are:

  • November 1, 2016: Open Enrollment begins. Apply for or change your coverage.
  • December 15, 2016: Deadline in order to have coverage that begins on January 1, 2017 (if you apply on December 16 you’re coverage will most likely not start until February 1).
  • December 31, 2016: Coverage ends for 2015 plans. You will be auto-renewed if you don’t change your plan.
  • January 31, 2017: This is the last day you can apply for 2017 coverage before the end of Open Enrollment.
Last Review and Update: Oct 20, 2016