No 2017 health insurance? See if you can still get coverage
Published on April 6, 2017
If you didn’t enroll in Marketplace health insurance during the 2017 Open Enrollment Period, you may still be able to get coverage for the rest of 2017 two ways.
2 ways to get covered for the rest of 2017
Special Enrollment Periods: If you have a certain type of life event — like losing health coverage, getting married, or having a baby — you may be able to enroll in a Marketplace plan for the rest of 2017.
- Learn more about life events and Special Enrollment Periods.
- See if you qualify: Answer a few quick questions to find out.
- You may have to provide documentation to confirm the change that qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period.
Medicaid and CHIP: You can apply for free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid and CHIP any time, all year. If you qualify, you can enroll immediately.
Start an application if you know you qualify
If you already know you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period, Medicaid, or CHIP, you can start an application now.