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Guide to Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Confused by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare? Our health insurance content and calculators can help you understand everything about the new law from coverage to cost to enrollment periods.

Important Dates for 2016 Enrollment

  • November 1, 2015

    Open enrollment begins; the first day to apply for health insurance for 2016.

  • December 15, 2015

    Deadline to purchase and have coverage start.

  • January 1, 2016

    First day 2016 health coverage can start.

  • Januray 31, 2016

    Open enrollment for 2016 ends; last day to apply for a health plan in 2016.

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