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Small Business Health Insurance

Deadlines for Employer-Sponsored Coverage

Interested in creating a health benefits program for your employees? Use this tool to quickly understand important dates and deadlines.

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New Employer

Deadlines for Acme Inc.

New Employer | Coverage Start Date 08/01/2017 |

Employer Application

You can start on May 1, 2017

Complete by Jul 1, 2017

Employee Open Enrollment Period

You can start as soon as Jun 1, 2017

Must begin by Jul 1, 2017

Open enrollment ends Jul 10, 2017

First Premium Payment

Must be received by Jul 12, 2017