Enrollment extensions for two key dates under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were announced last week.
1 – Enrollment Deadline for January 1, 2014 Health Insurance Plans
You now have eight extra days — until December 23, 2013 (originally December 15) — to enroll** and pay for* coverage with an effective date of January 1, 2014.
*Update: 12/13/13: According to an HHS ruling, you now have until December 31, 2013 to pay for coverage effective Jan 1.
Update 12/18/13: Most carriers will now give you until January 10, 2014 to pay for coverage effective January 1, 2014.
**Update 12/18/13: Maryland residents now have until December 27, 2013 to enroll in coverage.
2 – Open Enrollment Dates for 2015 Health Insurance Plans
Open Enrollment for 2015 plans will run from November 15, 2014 through February 15, 2015 (originally set at October 15, 2014 through December 7, 2014).
Stay tuned as we stay on top of any changes that may impact you and, as always, let us know if we can be of assistance!
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