Printed on June 30, 2016
For those who just lately retired and aren’t eligible for Medicare but, you could possibly get medical health insurance by way of the Well being Insurance coverage Market®.
Whereas retiring from a job alone doesn’t qualify you for a
, dropping medical health insurance does. For those who misplaced medical health insurance once you retired, you’ve 60 days to enroll in a well being plan exterior Open Enrollment.
If you lose job-based insurance coverage chances are you’ll be provided COBRA continuation protection.
- For those who resolve to not take COBRA protection, you may enroll in a Market plan as a substitute.
- For those who’ve already began COBRA protection, you’ve completely different choices.
When you’ve got retiree medical health insurance however wish to purchase a Market plan as a substitute, you may. However you gained’t be capable of get
and different financial savings within the Market. For those who voluntarily drop your retiree well being protection, you don’t qualify for a Particular Enrollment Interval.
Apply with a Particular Enrollment Interval
- Reply just a few fast questions to see when you could qualify for a Particular Enrollment Interval or for Medicaid or CHIP. We’ll let you know your subsequent steps.
- Already know you qualify? Go to the Begin Web page and choose the third button to start out an utility.
Be aware: Dropping well being protection isn’t the one life occasion that qualifies you to enroll in a plan exterior the Open Enrollment Interval. You might also be eligible when you’ve had different life adjustments — like getting married, shifting, or adopting a toddler.