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2018 ObamaCare Open Enrollment Rules

  1.  Open Enrollment will be from November 1 through December 15 this year.
  2.   This year if you dropped coverage, and then re-enroll with the same carrier, you may be required to pay  back premiums!
  3.   Rules are being modified to allow for more lower-priced options this year.

*Recent statistics related to the Affordable Care Act:

  • Approximately one-third of counties in the U.S. have only one insurer participating in their exchange for 2017.
  • Five states have only one insurer participating in their exchange for 2017.
  • The premium for the benchmark second-lowest cost “silver plan” on HealthCare.gov increased by an average of 25 percent from 2016-2017.
  • Approximately 500,000 fewer Americans selected a plan in the exchange open enrollment in 2017 than in 2016.
  • Many states saw double digit increases in their insurance premiums including:

                –   AZ: 116%

                –  OK: 69%

                –  TN: 63%

                –  AL: 58%

                –  PA: 53%