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Tips for Getting Onto the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace

After years of eagerly awaiting the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplace, technical glitches weren’t going to deter me from finding out which plans would be available to me next year and how much they’ll cost. Tips for Accessing’s Federal Insurance Marketplace on outlines how I finally succeeded in reviewing health insurance plans after literally spending hours each day last week trying to access

The most important tip? Use Internet Explorer! Despite trying Firefox, Chrome and Safari, Internet Explorer is the only browser that allowed me to access and complete the application and review health insurance plans.

If you’re chomping at the bit to learn what your health coverage might look like next year, check out all my suggestions on