Do you need to buy or renew your health insurance?

If you need to buy or renew your own health insurance, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services wants you to know that the open enrollment period is shorter this year. November 1st  through December 15th.

Visit www.healthcare.gov to view plans in your area and see if you’re eligible for financial assistance.

Free assistance is available in your area to help you apply, pick a plan and enroll. Visit localhelp.healthcare.gov.

Shop around. But remember, this year you must choose a plan for 2018 by December 15.