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About SEP

Special enrollment period (SEP) is a period of time when you can enroll in a private health plan or change enrollment to another private plan if you experience a qualifying life event, like having a baby, getting married, moving to a new area, or losing other health coverage. 

If you qualify for a SEP, you usually have up to 60 days following the event to enroll in a plan. If you miss that window, you have to wait until the next open enrollment period.

MNsure-Certified Assisters Explain SEP

Hear MNsure enrollment experts explain common life events that qualify for a SEP and what you need to do to start an application

What is a SEP?
Joshua, a broker from Alexander & Haberman, explains special enrollment periods and the general steps to apply.
New Dependent
Millie, a navigator from Health Access MN, explains how to apply for a SEP if you have a new child or adoptee.
Losing Job-Based Insurance?
Joshua, a certified broker, explains how to apply for a SEP if you lose your job-based insurance.
Just moved or moving soon?
Jasmine, a navigator from Briva, explains what to do if you think you qualify for a SEP because of a move.
Just Married?
Navigator Millie explains how to apply for a SEP because you just got married.
Turning 26?
Turning 26 and need health insurance? Navigator Jasmine explains what you need to know.
Verification Documents
Navigator Jasmine explains what to do if you need to send verification documents to confirm your eligibility for a SEP.
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