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Open enrollment ended January 31, but you can still qualify for health coverage if you’ve experienced one of the life events below. If you don’t have a qualifying life event, you can apply for coverage during the next open enrollment period starting October 15th, 2018.

  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • New child
  • Turning 26 years old
  • Employer coverage changed
  • Moved into or out of Service Area
  • Loss of Medi-Cal or Medicaid
  • Death of the person through whom you received health coverage as a dependent
  • End of military service
  • Medical child support orders issued by state or federal court
  • Losing other health coverage due to job loss or expiration of COBRA coverage
  • Other exceptional circumstances (validated by Covered California)

If you are not eligible for Special Enrollment, please come back on October 15th, when Open Enrollment begins.


why Blue Shield?

Here’s why Blue Shield is one of the most trusted partners when it comes to affordable health insurance in California.

  • Health insurance plans designed to fit different budgets and lifestyles
  • Serving Californians for over 75 years
  • PPO plans statewide that give you the freedom to choose from 46,000+ doctors and 350+ hospitals in California
  • Trio HMO plans in select areas that offer access to a quality network of local doctors and hospitals
  • Health and wellness resources like NurseHelp 24/7℠, CVS Minute Clinic, Wellvolution℠ and more
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healthcare basics

If you are new to private healthcare coverage, you likely have questions. We can help. Learn the basics of how individual or family health insurance coverage works, why you need it, and what certain terms mean.

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dental, vision, and life
insurance coverage

Good health includes your dental and vision health, too. We’ve got you covered with a variety of dental and vision plans, as well as individual life insurance✝︎ coverage.

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