When it comes to your health insurance, Open Enrollment is the most important time of the year. This is the time that you’ll be able to change your plan, or enroll in a new one that better suits your needs and saves you money. So you have to know when the Open Enrollment Period, or OEP, starts and how long it lasts so that you don’t miss out!
The 2023 OEP begins November 1st, 2022 in most states, and since changes to the OEP last year, it generally runs through January 15th in most states. Some states, though, have extended their OEP a little longer. Take a look at the following so you know when your state’s OEP begins and when it ends.
States With January 15th Deadlines
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
States with Different OEP Dates
Some states with their own ACA exchanges have different date ranges for the 2023 Open Enrollment Period. The chart below shows the State Enrollment Period (SEP) and OEP dates for these states; other states have not yet announced their dates (these are also listed below).
|State||State Open Enrollment Period for 2023 Plans|
|California||November 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023|
|Colorado||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Connecticut||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Idaho||October 15, 2022 – December 15, 2022|
|Kentucky||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Maine||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Maryland||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Massachusetts||November 1, 2022 – January 23, 2023|
|Minnesota||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Nevada||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|New Jersey||November 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023|
|New Mexico||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|New York||November 16, 2022 – January 31, 2023|
|Pennsylvania||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Rhode Island||November 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023|
|Vermont||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
|Washington DC||November 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023|
|Washington||November 1, 2022 – January 15, 2023|
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