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Open Enrollment Timeline

Begins: November 1, 2018
Ends: December 15, 2018


Individual mandate to have health insurance or pay a tax penalty is repealed

Health insurers fee is suspended for one year.

Medicare Part D

Health care reform phases out the coverage gap known as the “Donut Hole” in the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. Seniors pay a standard 25% of drug costs until they reach the threshold for Medicare catastrophic coverage.


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No provisions currently
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Cadillac excise tax

Reform puts a 40% tax on high-cost employer sponsored health plans