Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace Begins November 1

The six-week period during which consumers may enroll in a health insurance plan using the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace begins on Sunday and ends on Tuesday, December 15.   Those without an employer-based plan may visit and to shop for plans that will begin coverage on January 1, 2021.  Fourteen states and the District of Columbia have their own state-based websites for enrollment in individual/family or small business health coverage, or both.  Some consumers may qualify for Medicaid coverage or a lower cost Marketplace plan depending on their state of residence and household size.