Annual Open Enrollment & Effective Dates
The annual open enrollment period (AEP) for 2015 begins on November 15th 2014 and ends on February 14th 2015. The open enrollment period is the time when you can change, or purchase a new qualified health plan (QHP) on a guaranteed enrollment basis. You do not need a special election period, or a life change event to enroll during the annual open enrollment period.
The chart below illustrates the effective dates for enrollments taken during the annual open enrollment period.
Effective Dates for 2015 Annual Open Enrollment Period