Open Enrollment is closed; You may be eligible to enroll due to
certain qualifying events
that involve a change in family status, such as marriage, birth of a child or loss of health insurance coverage to name a few. You can find a list of qualifying events below. There are a
few qualifying events
that require applicants to apply directly through Covered California at www.coveredca.com. These include American Indian enrollment, United States citizenship, and foster child status. If you have not recently experienced a qualifying event, you may apply for medical coverage during the next Open Enrollment period which starts on October 1st.
If you need dental or vision-only coverage, you may apply online at any time.
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Review reasons for qualifying events here:
Qualifying Event Reasons
Razones del Evento Habilitante
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Do you have Health Care Reform questions, or would you like to talk to a Blue Shield representative about enrolling in a health plan? Please call the number displayed in the top right corner of the screen.
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The coverage effective date, which is the date your coverage takes effect, may not be the date you requested. Here is one common reason why that might happen.
If we receive your application between the 1st and 15th of the month, your coverage may get an effective date of the 1st of the next month depending on your qualifying event, which can include marriage, job loss, and other events. If we receive your application between the 16th and last day of the month, your coverage may get an effective date of the 1st of the following month. For example, coverage for an application we receive on January 5 will get an effective date of February 1, while coverage for an application we receive on January 20 will get an effective date of March 1.
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