Enroll or Re-Enroll: November 1 – December 15, 2017
If you purchase health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace (healthcare.gov), don’t miss your chance to sign up. This year’s enrollment period is shorter than previous years. The deadline to enroll in a new plan or renew your current coverage is December 15, 2017. After December 15, you can only change your plan or enroll in coverage if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
If you would like to see the open enrollment timeline, click here.
Review and Renew
If you enrolled in a 2017 marketplace plan, it is important to review your coverage before you renew your plan to make sure your current plan is right for you. Click this link for more information on how to renew, update, or change your plan.
This article, Auto-enrollment isn’t your best option: Update and compare by December 15, highlights the importance of reviewing your coverage for the upcoming year.
Enrolling in health insurance can be confusing. The good news is there are people in Maine who can assist you in signing up. To find free help in Maine, click here. You can also call the Maine Helpline through Consumers for Affordable Health Care at 1-800-965-7476. They are available to answer your questions an help you find a plan that will work for you and your family.