Can You Get Health Insurance Now?

Can You Get Health Insurance Now?

Life happens. Things change. Some changes can even affect your health insurance. They’re called a “qualifying life event.” What does the term mean?

What Is a Qualifying Life Event?

In most cases, you can only sign up for a health insurance plan during the open enrollment period. There is an exception, though. If you’ve had a major life change,  you may qualify for the Special Enrollment Period.  

Some qualifying life events include:

Don't Wait

You only have 60 days after the qualifying life event to sign up or change your health plan during special enrollment. If you’re losing insurance through your job, then it’s only 30 days to sign up for COBRA.

Give us a call at 866-793-1515 or visit your local agent to learn more.

Originally published 10/6/2015; Revised 2018, 2020, 2023