Deadlines and How to Enroll

  • Enrollment dates

    Open enrollment period: 

    The open enrollment period for 2015 coverage ended February 15. The open enrollment period for 2016 individual health coverage begins November 1, 2015 and will run through January 31, 2016.

    Qualifying life events: 

    If you experience certain life events such as marriage, divorce, moving to another state, the birth or adoption of a child, or losing coverage you had through your employer, you may be able to apply outside dates of the open enrollment dates due to your qualifying life event.

    The following is information that pertained to open enrollment for 2015 coverage:

    Your plan’s start date 

    Depending on when you enrolled, coverage will begin on or after January 1, 2015.

    How to enroll

    You have three ways to shop, purchase, and enroll in a health plan:

    • Buy a plan directly from Premera
    • Contact your producer
    •—shop, purchase, and enroll through If you're eligible for financial assistance (a subsidy), we're available to help guide you quickly through the process.

    Premera can help you:

    • Decide which plan is best for you
    • Learn whether you qualify for financial help with your health plan costs
    • Buy a plan

    Call us at 800-508-4722 with any questions.

    Shop for Plans 

    What you should have on hand before you shop and enroll:

    • Social Security numbers for all applying members
    • Date of birth for all applying members
    • Your household's estimated income