The next open enrollment period for the healthcare
marketplace is almost here .
but many people are concerned with rising costs.
Premiums are expected to rise by an average of 25
percent nationally next year .
and one in five people will only have one company
to pick from .
after several providers backed out.
marketplace experts say a lack of options won't be
something people in our area have to worry about.
Most of the plans available in this area, Western
Wisconsin are still here.
Those that you've heard about on the media were more
national, bigger companies.
Open enrollment for this year's marketplace starts
a week from today .
on November 1st.
Plans will be available until the end of January .
but have to be bought by December 15th in order to
receive coverage to start the new year.