November 01, 2017

Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance starts today

The Health Insurance Marketplace is open for business. Starting today, you can apply for new 2018 health insurance — or you can renew, change or update your current health plan for 2018.

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Important dates

  • November 1, 2017: Open Enrollment starts: first day to enroll, re-enroll or change a 2018 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace
  • December 15, 2017: Last day to enroll in or change plans for 2018 coverage. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
  • January 1, 2018: 2018 coverage starts, if you’ve paid your premium

Get started

  • First time using HealthCare.gov? Create an account now.
  • Have 2017 Marketplace insurance? Log in now to update your application and compare plans for 2018.
  • Want to see plans first? Preview 2018 plans, with price estimates based on your income, before logging in.