Open enrollment ends on December 15. To allow yourself enough time to understand and carefully select the best plan to meet your health care and budget needs, don’t delay and sign up today!
By Shelby Gonzales, Senior Policy Analyst, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
As 2017 winds down, consumers are preparing for the start of a new health plan coverage year. Despite insurance prices rising, 8 in 10 people who purchase health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace can enroll in a plan that costs less than $75 per month after accounting for the federal premium tax credits that help those who qualify pay their premiums. And, 4.5 million people can sign up for health plans at no monthly cost.