The Small Business Health Options Program Marketplace (SHOP) created by the Affordable Care Act begins its open enrollment for individuals and families on Sunday, November 1, 2015.  The open enrollment period runs from November 1 through December 15, 2015 for coverage beginning on January 1.  For coverage beginning February 1, enrollment is open until January 15 and for coverage effective March 1, enrollment must be completed by February 15.