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Getting Health Insurance under "OBAMACARE" 1-800-318-2596

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Sign up now for health insurance!

  • The 6-month open enrollment period began October 1 and ended March 31.
  • If you started applying before March 31 but never finished, you may be able to finish enrolling during April.

Where do I go to sign up?

  • Go to www.healthcare.gov.
  • If you have trouble with the web site, call Toll-Free 1-800-318-2596 for the name of someone who can help you sign up.

What if I want to sign up now?

  • Most people will have to wait until the next open enrollment period.
  • You can enroll earlier if:
    • You just lost your health insurance
    • You just got married
    • You just had a baby
  • If you had a change that lets you enroll, you have 60 days in which to do it.
  • If you sign up by the 15th of a month, your coverage will start the first day of the next month.
  • If you sign up after the 15th of a month, your coverage will start the first day of the month after the next.

Want more information? Read about The Health Insurance Marketplace