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ACA Open Enrollment Begins: What You Need To Know

Open enrollment for Obamacare plans began Wednesday, and now healthcare shoppers in Illinois will be able to browse insurance plans both on and off the exchange in the same place: Get Covered Illinois. The inclusive move isn’t the only change during Open Enrollment; expanded customer service hours, cut budgets and slashed enrollment days are also in the mix. But despite the slew of changes and the complicated process of shopping and choosing health care coverage — don’t be put off. Morning Shift talks to Kristin Schorsh, healthcare reporter for Crain’s Chicago business, to break down what health insurance buyers in Illinois need to know.

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