Open enrollment is the period during which people can purchase health insurance for the upcoming year. If you don't sign up for health insurance during the open enrollment period, there's a possibility that you won't be able to sign up for health insurance until the next open enrollment period unless you experience a qualifying event.
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Open Enrollment Dates for 2024 Health Insurance Coverage
For 2024, open enrollment will begin on November 1, 2023. In most states, the 2024 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) began on November 1, 2023, and ended on January 15, 2024.
The chart below shows the SEP and OEP dates for the states that use the federal ACA exchange. Coverage begins the first day of the month after you sign up. For example, if you signed up by February 15, your coverage would have been effective March 1.
What Open Enrollment Is
Open enrollment is the yearly period when people can enroll in a health insurance plan.
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