If you missed the Open Enrollment deadline, you may still be qualified for a Special Enrollment period because of a life change or a loss of insurance coverage. This year, a special enrollment period will be available to anyone who was auto-enrolled in a plan because their previous plan was discontinued – including many people receiving Ryan White benefits.
If a consumer’s 2017 Marketplace insurance plan was discontinued, they are eligible for a special enrollment period (SEP) based on loss of other coverage
Who is eligible for this SEP?
Before open enrollment, consumers should have received a notice from their insurer about the availability of their current plan for 2018
After December 31, respond to question concerning loss of coverage within the past 60 days:
Consumers can apply for a Special Enrollment Period to select 2018 health insurance coverage at Healthcare.gov or contact one of AFC’s Medical Benefits Coordinators for assistance at 312-784-9060