Open Enrollment begins Nov. 1 for ACA Health Insurance Marketplace

Illinoisans can shop for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace. Open Enrollment begins Monday, November 1, 2021 and runs through January 15, 2022. The Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI) recommends consumers begin their search at to find accurate information to help compare health plans, get free enrollment help and even financial assistance (if they qualify).

Get Covered Illinois (GCI) is the official health marketplace or “exchange” for Illinois consumers to purchase quality, affordable health insurance, facilitated by the federal government.

Go to the Get Covered Illinois (GCI) website to find the right health plan for you and get free assistance from a certified application counselor to help you through the process.

Visit the Illinois Department of Insurance to view the 2021 Analysis of the Illinois Exchange Plan