Special Enrollment Period (SEP) in Response to COVID-19
Enrollment deadline extended to August 15, 2021
The new Special Enrollment Period (SEP) allows you to purchase and enroll in an ACA Marketplace plan.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden-Harris Administration opened the federal marketplace to help millions of people, including eligible Illinoisans, who've lost job-based health coverage, experienced health issues due to COVID-19, or are uninsured for any reason.
If you don't have health insurance coverage or want to change your current ACA Marketplace plan, this is your opportunity to purchase and enroll in a new plan.
Get Covered Illinois encourages you to SHOP and ENROLL here for an ACA Marketplace plan.
You can get
free enrollment assistance and
find out if you qualify for financial assistance.
Also, the American Rescue Plan offers increased savings for many consumers who buy health insurance directly through the ACA Marketplace.
2021 Special Enrollment Period for the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace
The ACA Health Insurance Marketplace is currently open for a Special Enrollment Period in response to COVID-19. People can enroll in health coverage or change their current ACA health plan now through August 15, 2021.
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