What is a Special Enrollment Period?

A Special Enrollment Period is a period of time outside of the Open Enrollment Period during which an individual or household may shop for and enroll in private health insurance, or have their eligibility for financial assistance redetermined. Individuals may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period if they experience a Qualifying Life Change Event.

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