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Qualifying Life Events

What Happens When Open Enrollment Ends?

The Open Enrollment Period ends on December 15, 2017. Please read below to see if you have had a qualifying life event that makes you eligible to buy health insurance during a Special Enrollment Period.

What Are Qualifying Life Events?

Qualifying Events Infographic

Have you experienced any of these changes in your life within the past 60 days?

  • Gained or lost a dependent due to marriage, divorce, birth, adoption, or foster care.
  • Lost minimum essential coverage, including losing a job-based plan, aging out of a parent’s coverage at 26, losing coverage through divorce, losing eligibility for Medicaid or CHIP.
  • Permanently moved into the service area.
  • Received a court order that affects insurance coverage (for example, divorce decree or custody order).
  • Had a change in income that affects your eligibility for premium tax credits or cost-sharing reductions.
  • Gained citizenship or lawful presence in the United States, or were released from incarceration.
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Have questions about qualifying life events or need help choosing a plan? Give us a call at 1-877-563-0292. You’ll speak to a real person who will help answer your questions or connect you to the right source.

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