Here’s a list of life events that qualify you for a special enrollment period:
- Losing your health coverage through a life event
- Examples of these life events include: getting a divorce, losing your job, losing your Medicaid or CHIP eligibility, your current plan being decertified or expiring COBRA coverage
- Please note: If you voluntarily quit your health plan or are terminated because you didn’t pay your premiums, you are not eligible for a special enrollment period.
- Getting married
- Having or adopting a child, or placing a child for adoption
- Permanently moving somewhere with different health insurance options
- Experiencing an enrollment error
- Having a change in income or household status that changes your eligibility for tax credits or cost-sharing reductions
- Your plan or issuer substantially violating a material provision of the contract you’re enrolled under
If you need more information, help understanding special enrollment periods or help choosing a health plan that’s best for you, talk to one of our experienced health insurance experts by calling 888-883-5290.