Recently lose health coverage? You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period
Published on August 13, 2020
You may qualify for a
Coverage losses that may qualify
- Losing job-based coverage, like through your employer or the employer of a family member.
- Losing individual health coverage for a plan or policy you bought yourself, like if your plan is discontinued or you lose eligibility for a student health plan.
- Losing Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage, like if a change in household income makes you ineligible for Medicaid or your child ages off CHIP.
- Losing Medicare eligibility, like if you’re no longer eligible for premium-free Medicare Part A.
- Losing coverage through a family member, like if you turn 26 and can no longer be on a parent’s plan.
Not sure your coverage loss counts? Answer a few questions to see if you qualify.
Ready to apply through a Special Enrollment Period?
- Create an account or log into an existing one.
- Before you apply, you can preview 2020 plans and prices based on your income.
Note: If you're not eligible to apply with a Special Enrollment Period for the rest of 2020, you can apply for a 2021 health plan Sunday, November 1 through Tuesday, December 15, 2020.