Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period: November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017
The annual period when you can sign up for health insurance or switch insurance plans on the income-based Health Insurance Marketplace is open. Now through January 31, 2017, is the only time you will be able to sign up for subsidized health insurance, unless you qualify for a special allowance. If do not enroll in a qualifying insurance plan and don't have employer-based insurance, you may face a penalty.
To help answer your insurance-related questions, we've compiled trusted resources and put together a few scenarios to help you shop for insurance.
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Resources
- Preview Available Plans and Costs
- Schedule an Appointment with an Application Assister
- Facts about the Afforable Care Act
- Fees for not Having Health Insurance
A single, 30-year-old male living in Jackson County, MO with no dependents and an income of $30,000 could get a basic plan for $138 per month.
A family of four living in Jackson County, MO with two children under age 10 and an income of $55,000 could get a mid-level plan for $325 per month.
A 40-year-old mother living in Wyandotte County with an income of $25,000 could get basic coverage for her and her two children for $312 per month.
A family of four living in the Northland with an income of $65,000 could get a mid-level plan for $461 per month.