“While the politics of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare were still being debated, open enrollment for health insurance on the healthcare exchange began last week and runs until January 31, 2017.
“Almost 90% of Americans now have health insurance but there are still hundreds of thousands of people who are uninsured and could qualify.
“Every open enrollment period has a few changes and this year is no exception. Rates for the most part will be higher and there are fewer insurance companies participating or offering insurance plans.
“However, there are tax credits available to offset some of the rate hikes.”