The healthcare law states that employees must now have health insurance coverage. Does that mean I have to sign up now if I do not have coverage? Admin April 26, 2018 20:40 Updated To meet the requirements, you need to enroll in the state group insurance program during open enrollment or purchase your own health insurance through the Marketplace (Healthcare.gov). Related articles What qualifies as a special qualifying event? What if I already have coverage through my spouse’s employer? Do I have to drop my other coverage? What are the rules of enrollment for newly eligible employees (new hire or transfer)? Can I cancel my insurance coverage for any reason and what documentation is required?