Does Moving Count As A Qualifying Event?

Is Moving considered a qualifying event?

Note: Moving isn’t the only life event that qualifies you to enroll in a plan outside the Open Enrollment Period.

You may also be eligible if you’ve had other life changes—like getting married, having or adopting a baby, or losing coverage you had from a job.

Answer a few questions to see if you qualify..

What qualifies as a qualifying event?

A change in your situation — like getting married, having a baby, or losing health coverage — that can make you eligible for a Special Enrollment Period, allowing you to enroll in health insurance outside the yearly Open Enrollment Period.

Is moving a qualifying event for health insurance?

Examples of a Qualifying Life Event Changing where you live could also qualify. This change could include moving to a new state or moving when you’re a student. Loss of health insurance also qualifies. This event can be either 60 days in the past or 60 days into the future.

Is voluntarily dropping coverage a qualifying event?

Note: If you voluntarily dropped your coverage, you won’t qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.