Time is Running Out for Open Enrollment 2018 (Dec. 15 is the Deadline)

Last Chance to Get 2018 Coverage

ObamaCare’s open enrollment 2018 is going to end on December 15, 2017. That will be your last chance to get covered for 2018 (see state-based extensions below).

This is true even though a lot has been changing under Trump.

To keep things simple, you should head directly over to HealthCare.Gov if you haven’t already.

There you can sign up, enroll, re-enroll, adjust info, etc. Everyone needs to make sure they enroll or verify their plan if they want health insurance for the year! Simple as that. Check out our page on open enrollment 2018 for more details.

State-Specific Open Enrollment Dates For 2018 Open Enrollment

State Specific deadlines for open enrollment 2018:[1][2]

  • Connecticut (Nov 1, 2017 – Dec. 22, 2017)
  • Colorado (Nov 1, 2017 – Jan. 12, 2018)
  • Maryland (Nov 1, 2017 – Dec. 22, 2017)
  • New York (Nov 1, 2017 – Jan. 31, 2018)
  • Massachusetts (Nov 1, 2017 – Jan. 23, 2018)
  • Washington (Nov. 1, 2017 – Jan 15, 2018)
  • California (Nov 1, 2017 – Jan. 12, 2018)
  • Minnesota (Nov 1, 2017 – Jan. 14, 2018)
  • Connecticut (Nov 1, 2017 – Jan. 31, 2018)
  • District of Columbia (Nov.1, 2017 – Jan. 31, 2018)
  • Rhode Island (Nov 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017)
  • *Flordia, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and those effected by Hurricane Harvey are eligible for an extension until Dec. 31, 2017.

Idaho and Vermont were legally permitted to extend open enrollment. However, we did not hear any updates on those states.

NOTE: The states noted above may decide to extend enrollment and the dates published above are subject to change. We will update the site to reflect changes as we learn about them.

Article Citations
  1. States That Have Extended Health Insurance Open Enrollment for 2018 (and States That Still Can)
  2. Andy Slavitt Twitter

Author: Thomas DeMichele

Thomas DeMichele is the head writer and founder of ObamaCareFacts.com, FactsOnMedicare.com, and other websites. He has been in the health insurance and healthcare information field since 2012. ObamaCareFacts.com is a...

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