Open enrollment for private health coverage through Covered California in 2015 ended Sunday, but individuals who started the application process by Feb. 15 but didn't finish have until Feb. 22 to complete the process.
In order to finish enrolling, individuals must work with a certified enroller and make their first premium payment on that same day in order for coverage to effect on March 1. The online application system is no longer available for this cycle.
Individuals can get enrollment assistance through a local certified enroller or by calling the Covered California Service Center at 800-300-1506.
Click HERE to find a local Certified Enrollment Counselor, Certified Insurance Agent, or county eligibility worker.
New enrollments in Covered California are now only open to those who have a qualifying life event. Medi-cal enrollment is available year round. More information is HERE.
About Covered California
Covered California™ is an easy-to-use marketplace implementing the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in California. Through Covered California, you and your family can compare affordable, quality health insurance options and choose the one that best fits your needs and budget. By law, your coverage can't be dropped or denied if you have a pre-existing medical condition or if you get sick. You may even be able to get financial assistance through Covered California to make your health coverage more affordable.
Covered California is a part of the state of California and was created to help you get health coverage to protect yourself and your loved ones. Having insurance can ensure your access to medical care if you get sick or are injured, so that you can keep your body healthy, but it also protects your peace of mind, because you can rest assured that you will have help when you need it most.