Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Starts on October 1, 2013




Affordable Care Act, also known as Obama Care, will start open enrollment on October 1, 2013.  Most experts advise proceeding with caution as the new insurance system is untested and there is bound to have kinks and glitches in the beginning.  One expert quoted as saying, “Don’t wait.  But don’t hurry either.”

Affordable Care Act Marketplace Opens

Although the open enrollment starts on October 1, 2013, you can start planning and gather information to get ready for the open enrollment.  You will need

  • Social Security Numbers of all member in your household
  • Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage
  • Policy numbers of any current health insurance (if available, not necessary)
  • A completed Employer Coverage Form detailing employment/employer information