December 17 deadline to enroll for coverage starting January 1
The open enrollment period to purchase 2016 health insurance began on Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 31, 2016.
But if you want to enroll in a new plan or change plans with coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2016, you must enroll by Thursday, Dec. 17.
You can shop for 2016 insurance coverage on our website, or call us at 1-800-280-BLUE (2583) with any questions.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, requires most Americans have qualifying health insurance coverage, or pay a tax penalty.
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