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Covered California Enrollment Date Guidelines

Initial Open Enrollment Period and Effective Dates

During the initial open enrollment period the effective date of coverage depends on the date that Covered California receives the applicant’s enrollment selection. The effective date guidelines for the initial open enrollment period are as follows:…Click image to enlarge.

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Subsequent Annual Enrollment Periods and Effective Dates

The annual open enrollment period will take place each year from October 15 to December 7 each year, beginning in 2014. All enrollment selections made during that period will take effect on January 1 of the following year.

For enrollment selections made outside of the annual open enrollment period, Special Enrollment Period, the effective date of coverage is based on the date that Covered California receives the applicant’s enrollment selection. The effective date guidelines for the initial open enrollment period are as follows:…Click image to enlarge.

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