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Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

This enrollment period is shorter than the previous ones at just 45 days

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    Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Starts Nov. 1

    Open enrollment starts November 1 in the Health Insurance Marketplace. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017)

    Open enrollment starts Nov. 1 in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

    This enrollment period is shorter than the previous ones at just 45 days.

    Those who don't enroll for health insurance by Dec. 15 will need to experience a qualifying life event to sign up. That's something like losing a job or getting married.

    The cost of insurance will likely be higher this time around, now that the cost-sharing reduction subsidies have been cut.

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    The best place to register is online through the government's healthcare website.

    Parkland Hospital is also offering free assistance during the enrollment period.

    Counselors will be on hand to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and help with Marketplace enrollment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in Parkland's Business Office. 

    The Business Office is located here:

    Parkland OPC
    5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
    Dallas, Texas 75235

    Free assistance is also offered at Parkland's community health centers in Dallas, Garland and Irving during regular business hours on Tuesday and Thursdays.

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