State and Local Officials Announce Beginning of Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Market

On Friday, state and local officials and stakeholders, announced the launch of open enrollment for the health insurance market. Open enrollment runs from November 1 to December 15 for individuals purchasing health insurance on the individual market.

Wisconsin residents should visit to learn about their health insurance options or they can receive free help signing up for health insurance by calling or texting 2-1-1 to get connected with a local enrollment expert.

“There are more insurance options today than in the last few years,” said Insurance Commissioner Afable. “We’re encouraging everyone who has  considered the marketplace in the past to take another look. You might find a better plan to fit your needs with different coverage options or even lower  rates.”

There are also more than 200,000 Wisconsin residents currently insured by high-quality plans through Open enrollment is the opportunity for them to shop around to make sure they are getting the best coverage to meet their needs.

Wisconsin insurance rates for 2020 are 3.2 percent lower on a weighted average than 2019 rates and there are also more options for insurance plans on the individual market than in previous years.