The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, typically shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or, “Obamacare,” was signed into law in 2010. The idea was to help lower the cost of health care and ensure all Americans, including those with an illness, can get health insurance.

Each year since then, qualified shoppers have been able to enroll in Marketplace health insurance plans, switch plans, and get subsidies on health plans during the ACA Open Enrollment period. During other times of the year, individuals with a qualifying life event could get covered under a Special Enrollment Period.

When is ACA Open Enrollment?

This year, the ACA Open Enrollment period for 2019 coverage begins on November 1, 2018, and runs through December 15, 2018.

How to Sign Up for The Affordable Care Act

Wondering if you qualify? Confused about health care? ABC Insurance Agencies can help make it easy for you to compare plans from top-rated carriers and get your questions answered by a licensed insurance expert.

We’ve partnered with VelaPoint Insurance, an independent insurance brokerage, to bring you more options. Through VelaPoint, we’re able to offer a broad array of health care products to our customers, including access to major carriers nationwide to ensure you’re getting the best plan for your unique situation.

Just call 1-855-851-0919, learn more about our health care solutionsor visit your nearby ABC Insurance location to talk to a friendly agent who can connect you with VelaPoint for free one-on-one assistance during Open Enrollment.

Affordable Care Act Infographic discussing the time period to get health insurance from the Marketplace

ABC Insurance Agencies does not underwrite or administer health insurance policies. ABC Insurance Agencies customers interested in health insurance and/or related products will be assisted by licensed insurance agents from VelaPoint, LLC or its affiliates. ABC Insurance Agencies and VelaPoint, LLC are both subsidiaries of National General Holdings Corp. ABC Insurance AGencies is not responsible or liable for the availability of health insurance and/or related products.

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