Special Enrollment Periods for 2021 health coverage
From February 15 through May 15, you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period to enroll in or change health coverage due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.
If you have certain life changes, like having a baby, getting married, moving, or losing health coverage, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period any time. Learn about Special Enrollment Periods.START OR UPDATE AN APPLICATION
- If you have a qualifying life event, we strongly recommend you fill out or update an application as soon as possible.
- When you apply, we'll tell you when your coverage can start.
- You can apply for Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) any time of year. Just fill out a Marketplace application.