Life can bring up situations where you may suddenly need health insurance or change your plan. Marriage, losing a job or having a baby are just a few of these major events.

When these life events happen after Open Enrollment ends, you can see if you qualify for coverage as part of Special Enrollment.

You must begin the application process within 60 days of the date of your qualifying life event. Call us at 1-855-270-2327 (TTY 711) for details and assistance. You can also view estimated premiums using our calculator tool. 

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Qualifying Life Events:

New marriage or domestic partnership

Divorce or separation

Having a baby or adopting a child

Losing your old health coverage



Ended active military service

Becoming a citizen, national or lawfully present individual

There are many other qualifying life events under Special Enrollment. Call us at 1-855-270-2327 (TTY 711) for details and assistance.

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Talk to an L.A. Care representative at 1-855-222-4239 (TTY 711).

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