Affordable Care Act

Open Enrollment for 2021 Coverage

  • November 1, 2020: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2021 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • December 15, 2020: Last day to enroll in or change plans for 2021 coverage. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
  • January 1, 2021: 2021 coverage starts, if you’ve paid your first premium.

Still need 2021 coverage?

You can enroll in Marketplace health coverage February 15 through May 15 due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency.

You may also still be able to enroll for 2021 any time these two ways: with a Special Enrollment Period or through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Sign up for email updates to get important information and reminders.

Can enroll three ways:

  1. Online at Healthcare.gov or at Cuidadodesalud.gov para Español
  2. By mail: Downloadable forms are available
  3. In-person with the help of a Navigator: Find Local Help

Need Help?  National Marketplace Help Center: 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325)