If you are enrolled in the 2018 Marketplace plan, you benefit year will end on December 31, 2018. In order to continue your coverage in 2019, you may renew your current health plan or may choose a new health plan through the Marketplace during the 2019 Open Enrollment period.
Coverage and Enrollment start dates
During 2019 open enrollment, if you decide to enroll between the the 1st and 15th days of a month, your healthcare coverage will begin the first day of the following month. Between the 16th and the last day of a month, your coverage will begin the first day of the second month. For example, if you enroll on May 16, your coverage will begin on July 1st.
You are only allowed to buy marketplace insurance outside of open enrollment if you qualify for special Enrollment Period because of a qualifying event such as loss of other health coverage, birth or adoption of a child, or a marriage.
You may enroll in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or Medicaid at anytime. There are no limited enrollment period for these two programs. You man apply any time. If you are qualified, you have the right to enroll immediately. If you operate or own a small business, you may start offering coverage to your employees at any time.
Important Health Insurance Marketplace Dates
2019 Open Enrollment Period
Marketplace Healthcare Gov Site Open Enrollment 2019 – OEP 2019
Starts November 1, 2018 and ends December 15, 2018. The new Open Enrollment period
has been shorted to 45 days. You can enroll to get Obamacare Healthcare Insurance at the healthcare marketplace gov site during the 2019 OEP. Or you can shop around using the form on top of the page.
Marketplace Healthcare gov 2019 Open Enrollment | Healthcare gov open enrollment 2019 | OEP 2019 | Obamacare 2019 Enrollment
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