When Is Open Enrollment for 2023?

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

  • Alabama

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    There are currently 33 states that have a January 15 deadline for the health insurance OEP.
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas 
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

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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The health insurance Open Enrollment Period is open from November 1 until January 15 (depending on your state), so now is the perfect time to reconsider getting a health insurance plan, or looking into your current one and making sure it’s got you covered. And if your plan doesn’t cover everything you need it to, it’s time to find a plan that does, so you can save as much money as possible. 

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About The Author:
Cassandra Love

With over a decade of helpful content experience Cassandra has dedicated her career to making sure people have access to relevant, easy to understand, and valuable information. After realizing a huge knowledge gap Cassandra spent years researching and working with health insurance companies to create accessible guides and articles to walk anyone through every aspect of the insurance process.

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