- What are the important enrollment and renewal deadlines for Connect for Health Colorado?
Date of Enrollment/Renewal Effective Date of Coverage November 15 – December 15 January 1 December 16 – January 15 February 1 January 16 – February 15 March 1
- What happens if I miss the deadline to shop for coverage?
If you have not enrolled in coverage by the end of Open Enrollment, you generally cannot buy Connect for Health Colorado marketplace health coverage until the next Open Enrollment period for coverage the following year. You may buy Connect for Health Colorado marketplace insurance outside Open Enrollment only if you qualify for a special enrollment period due to a qualifying life event such as marriage, birth or adoption of a child, or loss of other health coverage.
If you do not have health coverage during the year, you may have to pay a fee to the IRS. Find out more information here.
- When can I shop and enroll in a new 2015 plan?
Connect for Health Colorado customers can begin to shop, compare, and purchase plans beginning November 15 for January 1 coverage.
- Will I be notified of my ability to shop for a new plan during Open Enrollment?
Yes. Connect for Health Colorado will notify you via email or paper letter at the end of October with your renewal options, including your opportunity to shop for a new plan beginning November 15.