Over 528,000 people have enrolled in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) via the federal marketplace in the first six weeks of special enrollment for COVID-19. Many more likely signed up on state exchanges who are not counted in this total.[1]

Everyone qualifies for this enrollment period if they don’t already have coverage. So if you still need coverage or know someone who does, make sure to check out our page on COVID-19 special enrollment.

2021 Special Enrollment Due to COVID-19 Dates

  • February 15, 2021: Special Enrollment begins.
  • May 15, 2021: Special Enrollment ends.

There are no known extensions at this time.

2021 Special Enrollment Dates in the Other States

Dates should be the same as the federal exchange. Check with your state (the information is going to be on your state health insurance website).

Citations

  1. More than 500,000 people have signed up for Obamacare coverage during Biden’s special enrollment period. CNN.com.

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