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January 12, 2024



(Hartford, CT) – With the deadline for the Open Enrollment Period for health and dental insurance coverage coming up on Monday, January 15, Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner, Andrew N. Mais, reminds consumers to explore and research their coverage options.

Commissioner Mais stresses the urgency of making informed decisions as the January 15th deadline for Open Enrollment approaches. "Now is the crucial moment to secure health insurance for yourself and your loved ones," Commissioner Mais said. "Evaluate the health coverage that best suits your needs, explore the available options, and thoroughly understand the details, including premiums, out-of-pocket costs, and the protections provided by Connecticut and federal laws, before making your selection."

If you need help navigating health insurance options, certified brokers and 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.

Those seeking coverage through the health plan exchange can visit to explore available coverage options.

Remaining Open Enrollment Fairs:

  • Milford: Saturday, Jan. 13 at Jonathan Law High School, located at 20 Lansdale Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Register here.
  • Hartford: Sunday, Jan. 14 at The Hector J. Figueroa 32BJ Labor Center, located at 885 Wethersfield Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Register here.

Connecticut residents who are interested in attending the events can book an appointment online at Walk-in appointments are welcome.

Additional Access Help Assistance with Open Enrollment:

  • AHCT offers free in-person help at enrollment locations and Navigator sites that host sessions during regular business hours throughout the week. A list of these locations is available at
  • Residents may also work with a certified broker or enrollment specialist in their community. To find an expert, visit
  • For online help, residents may visit Live chat is available by clicking the “Live Chat” icon to connect with a customer service representative. Live chat is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

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