Do I have to prove eligibility for a special enrollment period?
- Loss of minimum essential coverage
- Permanent move
- Adoption, placement for adoption, placement for foster care, or child support or other court order, and
It is very important to act quickly to complete this verification process. If you do not submit the required documentation within 30 days, your plan selection will be cancelled and you will no longer be eligible for the SEP.
If you submit documentation on time but the marketplace determines it to be insufficient, you can apply for an extension of the 30-day review period to submit additional documentation. However, you cannot apply for an extension of your special enrollment period. If your eligibility is not verified by the end of your 60-day SEP, your plan selection will be cancelled and you will not be able to enroll until the next open enrollment period.