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Question #51 What are qualifying events?

Posted by:
Tim Jackson
on
October 26, 2015
What are qualifying events? How long do I have after a qualifying event to sign up for coverage?

What are qualifying events? How long do I have after a qualifying event to sign up for coverage?

Outside of open enrollment you have to have a qualifying event to sign up for insurance. Your qualifying event has to have been within the last 60 days. Qualifying events include:

Birth of Child

Adoption

Divorce

Death

Moving outside of insurance coverage

Losing insurance

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