Dates and deadlines for 2020 health insurance

You can enroll in or change 2020 Marketplace health insurance right now. The 2020 Open Enrollment Period runs from Friday, November 1 to Sunday, December 15, 2019.

  • November 1, 2019: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2020 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • December 15, 2019: Last day to enroll in or change plans for 2020 coverage. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
  • January 1, 2020: 2020 coverage starts, if you've paid your first premium.

Get started

  • First time using HealthCare.gov? Create an account now.
  • Have 2019 Marketplace insurance? Log in now to update your application and compare plans for 2020.
  • Want to see plans first? Preview 2020 plans with price estimates based on your income, before logging in.

Still need 2019 coverage?

You can still get 2019 health insurance 2 ways: