Consumers who sign up and select a plan by midnight on Dec. 21 will have their coverage start on Jan. 1, 2019.
· Covered California’s open-enrollment period continues through Jan. 15. Customers who sign up between Dec. 21 and Jan. 15 will have their coverage start on Feb. 1.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California is announcing that the first key open-enrollment deadline is tonight. Consumers must sign up and select a plan by midnight in order to have their coverage begin on Jan. 1, 2019.
In addition, while open enrollment has ended for most of the country, Covered California reminds consumers that they will be able to sign up for a quality health plan through Jan. 15, 2019. Consumers who sign up after Dec. 21 and by Jan. 15 will have their health care coverage begin on Feb. 1.
Consumers can easily find out if they are eligible for financial help and see which plans are available in their area by entering their ZIP code, household income and the ages of those who need coverage into Covered California’s Shop and Compare Tool.https://apply.coveredca.com/lw-shopandcompare/