Important Marketplace deadlines

Important Health Insurance Marketplace dates

Still need coverage for 2015?

February 15 was the last day to enroll in or change a Marketplace plan for 2015. You can still get coverage two ways:

Important dates for 2016 enrollment:

  • November 1, 2015: Start of 2016 Open Enrollment period—first day you can enroll in a 2016 Marketplace plan
  • January 1, 2016: First date 2016 coverage can start
  • January 31, 2016: 2016 Open Enrollment ends

If you don’t enroll in a 2016 plan by January 31, 2016, you can’t enroll in a health insurance plan for 2016 unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

Medicaid, CHIP, and SHOP – apply any time