Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

Cooper Urges Tennesseans to Sign Up for Health Insurance by Dec. 15

Nov 2, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today promoted the first week of Open Enrollment, urging Tennesseans to evaluate their health insurance options and choose an Affordable Care Act plan that best fits their needs.

“Sign up now for health insurance,” Rep. Cooper said. “You and your family will be glad you did. It’s much more affordable than you think.”

Wednesday was the first day to enroll in Affordable Care Act marketplace coverage plans at Healthcare.gov. Dec. 15 is the final day to sign up.

Rep. Cooper pointed out that the Open Enrollment period is six weeks shorter this year. He also highlighted that the website will be closed for maintenance during some nights and weekends. A calendar is attached showing days and times that Healthcare.gov will be available to use.

More than 234,000 Tennesseans selected marketplace plans during the most recent open enrollment period.

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