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Sen. Shilling releases Public Service Announcement on ACA open enrollment


LA CROSSE, WI – Open enrollment for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has now begun. As of November 1st, Wisconsin residents and families can apply for a 2018 health plan, renew their current plan or pick a new plan through the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace.


Over 242,000 Wisconsin residents enrolled in private coverage through the ACA marketplace in 2017 and more than 80 percent of all enrollees qualified for premium subsidies. In an effort to expand access to affordable health care coverage, Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) is encouraging local residents who are uninsured or in need of affordable coverage to visit and learn more about their health coverage options.


A 30-second audio clip is available online here:


A copy of the PSA message is below:

Are you uninsured or looking for a more affordable health care plan? This is State Senator Jennifer Shilling and I wanted to let you know that open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is underway. As of November 1st, residents in all 72 Wisconsin counties can visit the website to compare insurance plans and sign up for affordable coverage through the federal marketplace. Go online now to explore your health insurance options before open enrollment ends on December 15th. Get covered, visit today!