Marketplace Enrollment Periods

Are there special timelines for enrolling in the Marketplace for people who lose Medicaid or CHIP?

Individuals who lose Medicaid or CHIP coverage as a result of the unwinding of the Medicaid Continuous Enrollment Provision are eligible for a special enrollment period between March 31, 2023 and July 31, 2024. In states, consumers who are eligible for this “Unwinding SEP” have up to 90 days from the date they submit their application to choose a Marketplace plan. State-run marketplaces have flexibility to extend this deadline if they choose to. Check with your state marketplace for more information, and please visit the ‘Medicaid Unwinding’ FAQs for more information.

While we have made every effort to provide accurate information in these FAQs, people should contact the health insurance Marketplace or Medicaid agency in their state for guidance on their specific circumstances.

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