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November 22, 2023


Open Enrollment Runs from November 1, 2023, to January 15th, 2024


(Hartford, CT) – With the Open Enrollment Period for health and dental insurance coverage underway, Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner, Andrew N. Mais, urges consumers to explore and research their coverage options. This period marks an important opportunity for individuals and families to review, compare, and enroll in or renew health or dental insurance.

Commissioner Mais emphasizes the importance of informed decision-making during this Open Enrollment phase. "This is the time to get health insurance for yourself and for those you love,” said Commissioner Mais. “Find out what kind of health coverage you need and explore the available options. Take the time to understand your coverage, including premiums, out-of-pocket costs, and the protections offered under Connecticut and federal laws before making a selection."

If you need help navigating health insurance options, certified brokers or enrollment specialists are available in your community. Access Health CT (AHCT) is organizing enrollment fairs and collaborating with Navigator partner locations throughout the state to offer expert assistance from enrollment specialists.

"Whether you are renewing coverage or exploring insurance options for the first time, Access Health CT remains committed to providing guidance on enrolling and understanding the intricacies of Open Enrollment," added Commissioner Mais.

The Insurance Department encourages consumers to utilize resources available to aid in understanding health plan differences. The 2023 Consumer Report Card, accessible online, provides a comparative overview of various health plans. Additionally, those seeking coverage through the health plan exchange can visit to explore available options.

Key Dates to Remember:

  • Open Enrollment: November 1, 2023, to January 15, 2024.
  • Enroll by December 15, 2023: Coverage begins on January 1, 2024.
  • Enroll between December 16, 2023, and January 15, 2024: Coverage begins on February 1, 2024.

To contact Access Health CT, visit their website Access Health CT - CT’s Official Health Insurance Marketplace, or give them a call at 1-855-805-4325

Consumers with inquiries regarding health insurance options can contact the Connecticut Insurance Department via email at or by calling the CID Consumer Affairs Helpline at 860-297-3900.

Background Information:

The Open Enrollment Period for 2024 health and dental insurance coverage is November 1, 2023, to January 15, 2024. During this period, individuals can enroll in or renew a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) and/or Stand-Alone Dental Plan (SADP). Access Health CT aims to assist consumers in comprehending enrollment procedures and what to anticipate during the Open Enrollment phase.


Contact: Mary Quinn
Communications, Director
Cell: (959) 529-4904