published to November 1, 2016
health insurance market® is open! Starting today, you can apply for 2017 health insurance coverage for the first time or renew, change, or renew your current health insurance plan for 2017.
How to get health insurance for 2017
When you are ready to fill out or update your application, follow these steps:
- New to HealthCare.gov? create an account Then move on to the next step.
- Do you have a Marketplace plan for 2016? login Please update your application for any expected household or income changes in 2017. Even if you want to keep the same plan, we highly recommend updating your information to get the right amount of savings. Additionally, new, more affordable health insurance plans may be available.
IMPORTANT: Act by December 15th for January 1st compensation.
For coverage after January 1, 2017, you must enroll or change plans by December 15, 2016. See other important dates.