CSU Health Insurance Education Project

Special Enrollment

Under the Affordable Care Act, some of the qualifying events that may enable you to enroll in Covered CA outside of
the open enrollment period include:

  • Losing your health coverage that is minimum essential coverage
  • Losing your health coverage through your parents because you turn 26
  • Permanently moving to a new area that has different health insurance options
  • Income changes that affect your eligibility for financial assistance to purchase insurance
  • Getting married
  • Having a baby or adopting a child

For more information about qualifying events and how to get coverage after open enrollment has closed, please visit https://www.coveredca.com/enrollment-assistance/

Remember, you can enroll in MediCal at any time.