Open Enrollment has ended…now what??
In order to make changes to your policy or to obtain new coverage you MUST qualify for a “special election period”. Qualifying events that entitle you to a special election period are listed below.
*Loss of employer sponsored health insurance
*Exhaustion of COBRA
*A dependent turning 26 and is currently covered under their parent’s plan
*Your current plan is up for renewal outside of open enrollment
*Change of income resulting in newly eligible/ineligible for a tax credit
*Loss of eligibility to Medicaid or CHIP
*Death of the primary policyholder
*Gaining status as a citizen
*No longer incarcerated