Having a baby? You may be able to get or change health insurance outside Open Enrollment
Published on June 23, 2016
If you recently had or adopted a baby, you may qualify for a
When you enroll in a plan during a Special Enrollment Period, your new health coverage can begin the day your baby is born — even if you enroll in the plan up to 60 days afterward.
Apply with a Special Enrollment Period
- Answer a few quick questions to see if you’re likely to qualify for a Special Enrollment Period or for Medicaid or CHIP. We’ll tell you your next steps.
- Already know you qualify? Go to the Start Page and select the third button to start an application.
More on Special Enrollment Periods
Having a baby isn’t the only
Learn more about getting coverage outside Open Enrollment.