November 2, 2015

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Coverage Begins November 1; Affordable Care Act Requires Coverage for Adults 18-64

Open enrollment for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began Sunday, November 1 and is open until January 31, 2016. Under the ACA, adults age 18 to 64 years of age must have health coverage or will pay a tax penalty.

The Maryland Health Connection is the state’s online insurance marketplace and beginning November 1, eligible Montgomery County residents who need health coverage have three easy ways to enroll.

Enrollment is simple and available 24/7 at: