Individual Medical Open Enrollment

Individual Medical Open Enrollment

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2017 Open Enrollment –Mark your Calendar!!


OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD: 11/1/17 – 1/31/18

With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, it’s become important for all Americans to mark certain healthcare related dates on their calendars. Whether you’re an individual looking to buy or change coverage during open enrollment there are important dates to anticipate as the deadlines have changed.

This year open enrollment begins on November 1st and ends on January 31, 2018.

During open enrollment, you can:

  • Purchase medical insurance
  • Change to a different medical insurance plan
  • Change to a different insurance carrier

*IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO ANTHEM BLUE CROSS MEMBERS who are enrolled in an (ACA) Affordable Care Act plan in the Southern California region. You must change carriers. Anthem Blue Cross will not have plans available in 2018. The deadline for you to select a new carrier and a plan is December 15, 2017. The 12/15/17 deadline is for Anthem Blue Cross members, ONLY and has been put into place to allow a timely process of changing carriers and to ensure that coverage is effective as of January 1, 2018, without a break in coverage.

We hope this information helps you get ready for the upcoming deadlines. Hoffman Brown Company is here to help guide you through this process an answer any questions you may have.

COVID-19 Update:

The Coronavirus, officially COVID-19, has become a global health emergency. One of the measures Hoffman Brown Company has taken to keep our CLIENTS and Teammates safe was to design a complete virtual work environment. For the foreseeable future, our colleagues will be conducting business virtually to avoid any disruption in our ability to serve you. These measures are based on the CDC’s guidance and will evolve with the situation. Please know that we are fully functional, available and look forward to being of service.