A special qualifying event allows you to enroll in coverage or add previously eligible dependents to your coverage when a loss of eligibility under another plan, group plan or private plan, occurs or when a new dependent is acquired. If you are adding new dependents to your existing coverage, you can transfer to a different carrier or health care option, if eligible.
The request to enroll due to loss of eligibility under another plan must be submitted within 60 days after the event date. The request to enroll due to acquiring a new dependent is 30 days. The effective date of coverage will be the date indicated in the effective date column on the chart found on page three in the link below.
Please click on the following link and scroll to page three to see a list of qualifying events.