Open Enrollment for 2022 Individual and family coverage will begin November 1, 2021, and end January 15, 2022. Enroll by December 15, 2021 for plan coverage to begin on January 1, 2022. Enroll between December 16, 2021 and January 15, 2022 for plan coverage to begin on February 1, 2022. If you do not enroll during the Open Enrollment period and you need coverage in 2022, you’ll have to qualify for Special Enrollment.
Certain life events might qualify you for Special Enrollment. This means you can enroll in a health plan outside of the annual Open Enrollment period. Here are a few of the qualifying events that could make you or those you cover eligible:
- You have a newborn
- You gained a spouse or domestic partner or you became a spouse or domestic partner
- You lost healthcare coverage due to termination of employment
- You lost healthcare coverage because you are a dependent who turned 26 and are no longer eligible to be covered by your plan
- You lost healthcare coverage due to discharge from the military
Learn more about Special Enrollment, including qualifying events, coverage effective dates and documents you’ll need to provide in order to enroll.