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Obamacare: A Guide for the Self-Employed

Open enrollment for 2015 health insurance under the Affordable Care Act starts this Saturday, Nov. 15. Here’s what self-employed business owners should know.

Will the online signup system actually work this year?
“One would hope so, but all we can do is guess until it actually goes live,” says Michael Mahoney, senior vice president at GoHealth, a private health insurance exchange that facilitates signups through the state and federal marketplaces. “We’ve been working hand-in-hand over the summer and they’ve made a lot of improvements. Of course, the bar was set really low last year.”