What if You Miss the Healthcare Exchange Initial Enrollment?
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s, AKA ObamaCare, Healthcare Exchange’s open enrollment period begins Oct. 1, 2013, and extends through March 31, 2014, but what happens if you miss this period? We’ve found which exemptions qualify you to avoid federal penalties and to be able to sign up after the initial period to ensure your coverage.The new Healthcare Exchange “metal” plans are Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.
If You Don’t Enroll During the Initial Period You Can Enroll if Circumstances are Triggered by One of the Following Events:
Circumstances that Are Not Allowable for Exemption
How Much Time You Have to Enroll in this Special Enrollment Period
An individual has 60 days from the date of a triggering event to select and enroll in a plan. Small business and group market have 30 days to enroll in the Special Enrollment Period.
Any further questions about the Healthcare Exchange please call 800-930-7956 or contact Medicoverage.