What is a Special Enrollment Period?

A Special Enrollment Period allows you to enroll in a qualified health plan through Maryland Health Connection or change your current plan outside of the annual open enrollment period.

You may newly enroll or change plans only if you have certain life events and are otherwise eligible to enroll in coverage through Maryland Health Connection (including that you are a US citizen, US National or lawfully present in the US; you are not incarcerated; and you live in Maryland).

You have 60 days from the date of the triggering event to report the event to Maryland Health Connection and select your plan, if you are eligible to enroll.

If you believe you have experienced an error with your application and/or enrollment through Maryland Health Connection, please report your issue to the Consumer Support Center.