By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Saturday is an important deadline if you need health insurance for 2022.

Open enrollment ends Saturday to get coverage through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.”

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However, some states, including New York and New Jersey are extending their deadline through Jan. 31.

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That means people in Connecticut must enroll by midnight Saturday.

Coverage prices could be even lower this year.

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Experts say federal COVID relief is helping to reduce premiums and out-of-pocket costs.

CBSNewYork Team