UNDERSTANDING THE EXCHANGE
What You Need to Know Before You Enroll
On October 1, open enrollment in the new health insurance marketplace will begin. The marketplace, or exchange, is an important part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), designed to simplify the process of shopping for and buying health insurance and applying for assistance. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) offers this guide to help consumers understand the exchange and explain how it can help them find affordable coverage.