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Today Is the Last Day to Sign Up For Obamacare. Here’s What to Do Now

December 15, 2017

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Today’s the last day to apply for Obamacare on the federal marketplace, healthcare.gov. Individual insurance consumers who miss this deadline won’t be able to select health insurance for 2018 without a special circumstance like a job loss or marriage.

The Obamacare deadline is for individual insurance customers in the 39 states that use healthcare.gov — people who already have a plan and also those who want to sign up for the first time. From the start of Obamacare open enrollment on Nov. 1 through Dec. 9, some 4.7 million consumers have selected a health insurance plan on healthcare.gov, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and experts expect a last-minute surge as the Obamacare deadline approaches.

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