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It's the season to roll up your sleeves, gather your documents, and pick a health insurance plan for 2020. For those shopping for their own plans, HealthCare.gov and the other state exchanges are open for enrollment as of November 1.

Enrollment Period For Affordable Care Ends Saturday

Dec 12, 2018

Open enrollment for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act ends this Saturday.

Updated at 12:15 p.m. ET

Less than a week after President Trump said he is cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies, lawmakers announced Tuesday that they had a deal to restore the money and take other actions that could stabilize insurance markets for next year.

The reaction has been swift since President Trump announced late Thursday that he was cutting off Affordable Care Act subsidies to insurance companies.

The White House argues that the payments are illegal.

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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich and Democratic Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper are urging Congress to retain the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate while legislators continue working on a long-term replacement law.

The Ohio Department of Insurance says the lone county in the nation at risk of going without coverage under the federal health law has landed a provider.

State officials say they have worked with five health care insurers to cover 19 Ohio counties that otherwise wouldn't have had a health insurance option on the federal health care exchange next year.   

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 218 thousand Ohioans have enrolled in health plans through the federal marketplace.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says roughly 43 thousand Ohioans have signed up for health coverage through the federal marketplace so far this registration period.

Federal Court Case On ACA Subsidies Could Affect 235,000 Ohioans

Mar 3, 2015

The US Supreme Court will hear arguments tomorrow challenging whether the federal government can pay subsidies to people in states that don’t have state-created health insurance marketplaces set up after the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s landmark health insurance law. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports on how that ruling might affect Ohio.  

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 234 thousand Ohioans picked or renewed health plans during the latest enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says as of last week, more than 186 thousand Ohioans have signed up for health coverage through the insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act.