On Thursday, January 28, 2021, President Biden announced plans to reopen the federal health insurance…
You may qualify for a special enrollment period if you have had a change in your household size due to a marital status change, dependent status change or death of family member. You have 60 days from the date of your qualifying life event to enroll in coverage.
MARITAL STATUS CHANGE
- Legal separation
- Marriage certificate showing the date of the marriage
- Marriage license showing the date of the marriage
- An official public record of the marriage, including a foreign record of marriage
- Affidavit or statement signed by the person who officiated the marriage
- Affidavit or statement signed by a person who was an official witness to the marriage
- A religious document that recognizes the marriage
- Divorce/separation court documents
- Proof of current of coverage may also be required
DEPENDENT STATUS CHANGE
- Birth of a child
- Aged out of dependent status
If you had a child:
- Medical record from a clinic, hospital, physician, midwife, institution, or other medical provider showing the date of birth
- Letter from hospital, clinic, physician, or other medical provider attesting the date of birth
- Letter or other document from the health insurance company, like an Explanation of Benefits, showing that services related to birth or post-birth care were provided to either the child or the mother, including the dates of service
- Birth certificate or application for a birth certificate for the child
- Application for a Social Security Number (SSN) for the child
- A foreign birth record showing the child’s date and place of birth
- Military record showing the child’s date and place of birth
- Religious record showing the child’s date and place of birth
- Social Security card for the child
If you adopted a child:
- Adoption letter or record showing date of adoption dated and signed by a court official
- Government-issued or legal document showing the date that the child was placed in the home
- Government-issued or legal document showing the date legal guardianship was established
- Court order showing the effective date of the order
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration document for foreign adoptions
- Medical support order
- Foster care papers dated and signed by a court official
Losing a dependent or no longer being considered a dependent because enrollee or enrollee’s dependent passes away.
- Death Certificate
- Copy of termination letter from prior insurance company
Anytime that you enroll in a plan you will be asked to provide the following information:
- What was your qualifying event?
- What was the date of this event?
- You’ll be asked to submit supporting documents.