As we head into the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, consumers will see a revamped Healthcare.gov that government officials say will be easier to use. But with provisions of the law set to take effect for the first time this year, new challenges also lie ahead.
Consumers have between Nov. 15, 2014, and Feb. 15, 2015, to select or change health plans — half the time they had under the health law’s first open enrollment period. Those interested in a Jan. 1 start date for a new policy must make their selection by no later than Dec. 15.
To learn more about what’s changing for 2015, read Insurance Open Enrollment Round 2: What to Expect.