The Special Enrollment Period for Health Insurance in 2018

Many Californians still do not understand why they cannot enroll all the time for health insurance. In order to avoid that people enroll only when they need medical assistance, the Affordable Care Act implemented specific  Enrollment Periods. In the Open Enrollment...

What are Qualifying Life Events in the Special Enrollment Period in order to obtain Health Insurance

Have you ever wondered what happens to your health insurance in the case of a major life event such as marriage/divorce, childbirth, moving, turning 26, losing Medi-Cal or employer-sponsored insurance? All of these events are defined as qualifying life events which...

How can I obtain Health Insurance during the Special Enrollment Period in 2016?

The 2016 Open Enrollment period for obtaining health insurance ended January 31, 2016.  We are now in the Special Enrollment Period,wherein no changes can be made to your health insurance contract until the next Open Enrollment Period begins, which will be from...

Special Enrollment Period for Anthem and Covered California Open Through April 30th

“The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a special enrollment period (SEP) that will allow eligible consumers to apply for and enroll in coverage. Covered California and Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) have followed CMS and adopted a...