February 21, 2019

Do you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period?

You can now enroll in or change a Health Insurance Marketplace plan only if you have a life event — meaning a change in your situation, like getting married, having a baby, or losing health coverage — that qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period.

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Life changes that may qualify you for a Special Enrollment Period

  • There are 4 basic types of qualifying life events: loss of health coverage, household changes, residence changes, and other qualifying events, like income changes that may affect your coverage options.
  • See the full list of all qualifying life events.

How to apply with a Special Enrollment Period

Learn more about getting 2019 Marketplace health coverage with a Special Enrollment Period.