This year, open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace will be from Wednesday, November 1 to Friday, December 15, and coverage will begin Monday, January 1. Those who are uninsured or have a marketplace plan will need to enroll/re-enroll during this six-week span.
Unfortunately, insurance navigators will not be available in Ohio this year to provide one-on-one assistance. For assistance, call 1-800-318-2596 or visit this federal website. Certified application counselors also are available at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department at 419-213-4100.
This UHCAN Ohio fact sheet also has some helpful information.
Outside of open enrollment, residents need a “qualifying event” – such as moving to another state, getting married or divorced, and losing employer-sponsored coverage – to get coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.