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December 2015
December 30, 2015

How to get 2016 health insurance for February 1, 2016

Need health insurance coverage for 2016? You have until January 15, 2016 to enroll in or change plans for 2016 health insurance starting on February 1, 2016.

December 18, 2015

Reminder: Don’t forget to pay your first month’s premium for health insurance

If you enrolled in or changed Marketplace health plans by December 17, 2015, your coverage will start January 1, 2016.

December 11, 2015

Understanding the fee for not having health insurance coverage in 2016

Did you know that having health insurance when you can afford it is the law? If you can afford health insurance, but choose not to get it for 2016, you may be required to pay a fee — sometimes called the "penalty," "fine," or "individual mandate" — when you file your 2016 federal income taxes.

The good news is, affordable coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace is available. After financial help, 7 out of 10 people can find plans with premiums of less than $75 dollars per month. If you enroll by December 15, 2015, your coverage will start January 1, 2016.

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