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Health Marketplaces Timeline

Health Insurance Marketplace Timeline

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2017 ENROLLMENT

April 15, 2016: Taxes and Special Exemptions for AI/AN due

November 1, 2016: Open Enrollment begins – first day to enroll in a 2017 Marketplace plan

January 1, 2017: First date 2017 coverage can start

January 31, 2017: 2017 Open Enrollment ends

 

SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD FOR LIFE CHANGING EVENTS

Individuals and families who experienced a life changing event may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period to get health coverage in 2015. Life changing events include: getting married, having a baby, adopting a child, losing other health coverage, moving to a new residence, leaving incarceration, and change in income or household status. Click here to learn more about the Special Enrollment Period.

 

NOTE: Members of federally recognized Tribes have special enrollment status, which means they can enroll in a Marketplace plan at any month.  

 

MEDICAID AND CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM ENROLLMENT

Enrollment in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is year round. Eligible individuals and families may enroll in their state’s Medicaid or CHIP program at any time during the year. Click here to learn more about Medicaid and CHIP coverage.

 

Learn more about the special protections for American Indians and Alaska Natives at www.healthcare.gov/tribal.

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