Open Enrollment Wraps Up, but Medicaid Enrollment Will Continue

Feb 01, 2016

The open enrollment period for accessing private insurance on the Marketplace exchange ended last night at midnight. However, those who missed the deadline may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) — generally triggered by a change in circumstances, such as:

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Montanans should visit the Marketplace website or to see if they qualify for a SEP.

It’s also important to note that there is no deadline for enrolling in Medicaid. To find information on eligible income levels and how to enroll, go to or


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