2017 Obamacare Open Enrollment Period - November 1st to January 31st
You must enroll in a health insurance plan during the 2017 open enrollment period if you want health coverage in 2017.
It is unknown whether Americans will be able to enroll in a health insurance plan again before Nov 2017 so if you want coverage in 2017, you MUST ENROLL NOW. Enroll before December 15th to have coverage on January 1st.
Over 12 million Americans enrolled for 2016.
A record number of uninsured Americans now have health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act. Learn More.
2017 Subsidy + Tax Penalty Calculator
For 2017, if you earn less than $47,550 as an individual (or $97,200 for a family of 4) you may receive a tax subsidy to help you pay for some or all of your insurance. Use our subsidy calculator to approximate your monthly subsidy savings.
Key Standards Under The Affordable Care Act
You must have insurance
If you aren’t enrolled in a health plan in 2017, you will be penalized on your federal income taxes.
Tax subsidies for free insurance
If you make less than $47,550, you could be eligible for “subsidies” to help reduce your monthly insurance bill.
Bronze, Silver, Gold, & Platinum Plans
All health plans now fall into these 4 categories & create new standards for insurance plans.
Increased Medicare benefits
The expensive “donut hole” for those on Medicare will shrink incrementally until 2020.
No more coverage limits
It’s now illegal for health insurance policies to put limits on how much they’ll pay for your medical bills.
Pre-existing condition? No problem
Insurers can no longer deny you or charge you more if you have a pre-existing condition.