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Affordable Care Act Basics

When can I enroll?

  • October 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014

How do I enroll?

What documentation will I need when I enroll?

  • Social Security Numbers (or document numbers for legal immigrants) for everyone in your household who needs coverage
  • Employer and income information for every member of your household who needs coverage (example: pay stubs or W-2 forms)
  • Policy numbers for any health insurance plans currently covering members of your household
  • A completed Employer Coverage Tool for every job-based plan for which you or someone in your household is eligible


When does coverage begin?

  • Coverage begins January 1, 2014 for everyone enrolled before December 23.
  • After December 23, coverage begins the first of the following month or second month.

Where can I find more information?

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