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ACA Federal Marketplace Online SHOP delayed until November 1, 2013

The Obama Administration has announced that it will delay the implementation of the SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) until November 1, 2013.  The Marketplace is scheduled to open October 1, 2013 for Individuals and Small Businesses to review healthcare options, but Small Businesses will only be able to review these options via telephone until November 1, 2013.  In addition, Spanish-language health insurance enrollment services will also be delayed until the end of October.  The Marketplace will be open for individuals to enroll in healthcare which will be effective January 1, 2014.