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HealthCare.gov Marketplace Special Enrollment Period

Feb. 15 to May 15

The COVID-19 public health emergency has left millions of Americans facing uncertainty and exceptional circumstances, while millions of Americans have experienced new health problems during the pandemic. This Special Enrollment Period (SEP) will allow individuals and families in states with Marketplaces served by the HealthCare.gov platform to enroll in 2021 health insurance coverage.

Through May 15, 2021, these Marketplaces will operationalize functionality to make this SEP available to all Marketplace-eligible consumers who are submitting a new application or updating an existing application. State-based Marketplaces (SBMs) operating their own platform have the opportunity to take similar action within their states.

Visit GetCoveredIllinois.gov to shop for and enroll in a Marketplace plan.  You can also find local help at LocalHelp.HealthCare.gov or by calling the Marketplace Call Center at 1.800.318.2596. TTY users should call 1.855.889.4325.

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