Special Enrollment option has been open for them who have not yet enrolled for the 2018 Marketplace health plan.
The government has given the chance to enroll their name in the Marketplace health insurance plans from where they can change their existing plans or enlist their names for the new plans for 2018 coverage. The last date of enrollment was 15th December 2017 and it has just passed away.
This enrollment is very important as it is an opportunity to upgrade the existing offers and turn them in new offers but the time has passed and yet there are some people who could not enroll their name. There is no need to panic as the people will be able to get the Special Enrollment Period or can get the new Health Coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP.
Applying in Special Enrollment Period
It has some certain benefits which are available for the people missed the opportunity to enroll name in the 2018 Marketplace plan. The benefits are:
It will be coverage for the insurers who may face some uncertain life changes such as losing health coverage, getting married suddenly or having a baby etc. that can’t be planned or guessed. For this they will be able to enroll the name in the 2018 Marketplace plan through a Special enrollment Period.
Getting covered with Medicaid or CHIP:
People can apply for Medical and the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP at any time of the year.
After qualifying for it the coverage will start soon.