Health Insurance Information

The Open Enrollment Period for 2017 is November 1, 2016 — January 31, 2017

What is Open Enrollment? Open Enrollment is the annual time period when you can apply for health insurance.


What If I Miss the Open Enrollment Deadline to Apply for Health Insurance?

  • You can enroll in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) any time of year. 
  • You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. See if you qualify.

If you would like to speak with a Certified Application Counselor about health insurance options or need help applying for health insurance, email or call 617-533-2284 (Boston), 508-778-5498 (Plymouth) or 508-778-5435 (Cape Cod). You can also visit any one of our health centers located in Boston, Plymouth and Cape Cod to meet with a Certified Application Counselor!


What to Bring to Your Appointment 

    • Proof of Income: Two pay stubs for each job or letter from Unemployment, If Self Employed: most recent tax forms including Schedule C, Proof of rental income, Proof of Child Support or Alimony. 
    • Proof of Identity: Driver’s License, Massachusetts I.D., Military I.D., School I.D., Adoption Papers
    • Proof of Citizenship or Immigration Status: Birth Certificate, Passport, Certificate of Naturalization or Green Card
  • Social Security Number (If you have one)


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