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GETTING INSURED: Jim Donovan Tip #1

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Tip #1:  Important Enrollment Dates To Know Under The Affordable Care Act

October 1, 2013:  Open Enrollment begins.  

Visit www.healthcare.gov to compare and purchase health insurance plans offered in your state.

December 15, 2013:  Last date to enroll if you want your health insurance coverage to begin January 1,2014

Enroll December 16, 2013  thru January 15, 2014 and your health insurance coverage will begin on February  1, 2014

Enroll January 16, 2014 thru February 15, 2014 and your health insurance coverage will begin on March 1, 2014

Enroll February 16, 2014 thru March 15, 2014 and your health insurance coverage will begin April 1, 2014

Enroll March 16, 2014 thru March 31, 2014 and your coverage will begin May 1, 2014

March 31, 2014:  Open Enrollment Ends

IF YOU ARE UNINSURED AFTER MARCH 31, 2014 YOU WILL BE FINED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.