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Qualifying Life Events

What are some of the Qualifying Life Events for Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment?

The following life events qualify for Special Enrollment:

  • Change in Family Status (Marriage, Birth of a Child, Death)
  • Loss of Health Coverage at work due to termination of employment or reduction of hours of employment
  • Change in Immigration status
  • Permanent move to another state
  • Dependent status (eg. child turning 26 losing parent’s health insurance)
  • and many more

Remember, you only get 60 days from the qualifying life event to enroll in health insurance on the marketplace.