Forbes November 23, 2021
Deb Gordon

As Americans prepare for Thanksgiving, another annual tradition is upon us: open enrollment on the health insurance marketplace. Millions of Americans can be thankful for access to health insurance via Healthcare.gov.

Open enrollment began on November 1, 2021. Already, more than 1.6 million people in 33 states have newly enrolled or renewed their coverage on the marketplace, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Of these, approximately 287,000 were new enrollees, while the majority (more than 1.3 million) renewed their coverage from last year.

Though the political debates about the Affordable Care Act have died down after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a third challenge to the law earlier this year, consumer interest in coverage remains strong. In total, nearly...

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