Key Dates for the Health Insurance MarketplaceAre you ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period?
Important dates for 2018 enrollment
Next Open Enrollment:
The Open Enrollment Period for 2018 is November 1, 2017 — December 15, 2017
November 1, 2017 (see below)
Open Enrollment begins. Apply for, keep, or change your coverage.
January 1, 2018
First date 2018 coverage can start.
December 15, 2017
2018 Open Enrollment ends.
Medicaid & CHIP – Apply Any TimeThere’s no limited enrollment period for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
If you don’t enroll in a 2018 plan by December 15, 2017, you can’t enroll in a health insurance plan for 2018 unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
If you don’t have coverage in 2018, you’ll pay the higher of these two amounts:
- 2.5% of your yearly household income
- $695 per person ($347.50 per child under 18)
- Maximum: $2,085