Why is there a Health Insurance Marketplace?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mandates that each state must have an online health insurance “marketplace” or “exchange” to make comparing health insurance and purchasing¬†a policy¬†easier for you. This is not the only way to enroll. More information about getting help by phone or in person is available in the FAQ “Is there ayone who can help me determine my best health insurance option?”

The Health Insurance Marketplace will be open October 1, …