The deadline for 2017 plans is over. Open Enrollment for 2018 runs November 1 - December 15, 2017. Coverage starts January 1, 2018.

If you still want coverage for the rest of 2017:

From November 1 to December 15, 2017, you can apply for a 2018 Marketplace health plan. Plans and prices will be available to preview shortly before November 1.

To apply for health coverage for the rest of 2017 with a Special Enrollment Period or for 2018 coverage during Open Enrollment, you can use any of the methods below:

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How you apply depends on whether you're new to the Marketplace

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By phone

A customer service representative helps you fill out an application, review your choices, and enroll in coverage.

How: Contact the Marketplace Call Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With in-person help

Assisters in your community with special Marketplace training help you fill out an application and enroll.

How: Enter your ZIP code to see a list of groups and people near you.

Through an agent or broker

Agents and brokers help you apply and enroll. (You pay no more with an agent or broker; some may sell only certain companies' plans.)

How: Enter your ZIP code to see a list. When viewing results, click on the "Agents & Brokers" tab at the top.

By mail

Fill out and mail in a paper application. You’ll get eligibility results in the mail within 2 weeks. Create an online account or use the Marketplace Call Center to enroll.

How: If you’re eligible to enroll in coverage for the rest of 2017 with a Special Enrollment Period, download a paper application for 2017 coverage (PDF) and instructions (PDF). The paper application for 2018 coverage will be available before November 1.