Open enrollment for insurance starts Tuesday - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Open enrollment for insurance starts Tuesday

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A deadline to purchase health insurance can be intimidating and with Halloween, even scarier than horror movies. 

However, officials say the decision can be intimidating but can provide a certain ease of mind. Experts say people should avoid paying too much in monthly premiums. By paying a lot of money, a person could also pay more out of pocket for prescriptions or a doctor visit. 

At least 93% of insured Americans are covered through employer-based insurance, Medicare or Medicaid. 

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