Special Enrollment Periods Consumer Fact Sheet
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Clients who are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period can enroll in a new Marketplace health insurance plan or change plans outside of the standard Open Enrollment Period.
Special Enrollment Periods are triggered by life events, such as the following:
- Having a baby
- Losing other health coverage
- A change in Medicaid eligibility
- Certain types of errors that may have occurred during the application process
This fact sheet provides clients with an overview of the life events and special circumstances that may qualify them for a Special Enrollment Period, as well information about what to do if they think they are eligible.
Please note that the information in this resource reflects policy at the date of publication, and generally has not been updated to reflect any changes subsequent to the date of publication.