Open enrollment begins for Affordable Care Act

Open enrollment begins for Affordable Care Act
The enrollment lasts through Dec. 15 according to workers with Get America Covered.

(KFVS) - On Nov. 1 people can begin signing up for health care through HealthCare.gov.

The enrollment lasts through Dec. 15 according to workers with Get America Covered.

Here are a few facts about singing up for coverage:

  • Open Enrollment starts on Nov. 1 but you must sign up by December 15.
  • Last year most people found plans available between $50 to $100 per month.   
  • If you had coverage through HealthCare.gov for 2017, you should come back to update your information and compare your options for 2018. 
  • There is a minimum penalty of $695 for not having health insurance.   
  • If you have questions about signing up or want to talk through your options with a professional ccall 1-800-318-2596, visit localhelp.healthcare.gov or make a one-on-one appointment now.

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