Can You Get Health Insurance Now?

Can You Get Health Insurance Now?

Can You Get Health Insurance Now?

Life Happens. But what is a “qualifying life event” when it comes to health insurance?

If you missed the Nov. 1 open enrollment there is a new Special Enrollment Period that is taking place from February 15, 2021 to May 15, 2021. During this time, you can apply for a 2021 BCBSTX Individual health plan for yourself or your family without a qualifying event. 

Do You Qualify For the Special Enrollment Period?

In most cases, you can only sign up for a health insurance plan during the open enrollment period.  But if you’ve had a major life change lately, such as losing a job, you may qualify for the Special Enrollment Period

Qualifying Life Events take in:

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 for COBRA.

You can call us at 888-731-0383 or visit your local agent to learn more.

Originally published August 25, 2014; Revised 2018, 2020

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