Note: This post was originally published on the HealthCare.gov blog . To see the original post, please click here . January is the perfect month for looking forward to new and great things around the corner. I’m feeling that way about the new Health Insurance Marketplace. Anticipation is building, and this month we start an important countdown, first to October 1, 2013, when open enrollment begins, and continuing on to January 1, 2014, the start of new health insurance coverage for millions of Americans. In October, many of you’ll be able to shop for health insurance that meets your needs at the new Marketplace at