Pennsylvania Special Enrollment Rules for Obamacare

What Happens If You Missed the Obamacare Sign-Up Deadline?

Updated: 2021-01-28 by
If you miss the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) deadline in your state, you may still be able to get covered.


For most people, it’s too late to use a health insurance exchange to get coverage for 2021. But you may still be able to get covered if you qualify for a "special enrollment" period.

Circumstances under which you may qualify include life events like losing your job, moving to a new state, or getting married.

To see the full list of changes that make you eligible to sign up for a new insurance plan and to learn what steps to take next, select your state from the list below.

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