Open enrollment for health care begins November 1st

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) - The yearly period when people can enroll in a health insurance plan, open enrollment, begins soon. Open Enrollment for 2018 runs from November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017.

Outside the Open Enrollment Period, you generally can enroll in a health insurance plan only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. You’re eligible if you have certain life events, like getting married, having a baby, job changes or losing other health coverage.

Enroll Wyoming will be providing people with information on how to enroll in health care through the Affordable Care Act.

Dates in Wyoming for informational sessions can be found here. Enroll Wyoming is providing assistance free of charge.