Question: When is Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment?
Answer: The open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act for 2014 starts on November 15, 2014 and ends on February 15, 2015. It is only during the open enrollment period, you can get health care insurance from the marketplace that qualifies for tax credits. If you miss the open enrollment, you have to wait for 9 months until they open again in late 2015 to get health insurance.
If you experience Qualifying Life Experiences, you can enroll for Affordable Care Act during special enrollment within 60 days of the qualifying event.
Medicaid and CHIP health care plans are available year round, 365 days.