Get Covered Illinois' enrollment period is now open, and the state is suggesting those who need health care coverage or are renewing their plan should carefully weigh all their options.  The state's health insurance marketplace offers several different plans, ranging in coverage and price to those who don't have Medicare, Medicaid or insurance offered through their employer.

Enrollment runs through January 31st, according to Get Covered's Brian Gorman.

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Gorman says you need to sign up by December 15th if you want coverage to begin January 1st.  For more information, go to


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