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Open Enrollment

For 2014 the open enrollment period, called Initial Enrollment, runs through March 31, 2014. If you enroll during the Initial Enrollment Period, the date your coverage begins depends on when you enroll.

After December 23, those who enroll on the 1 through 15 day of the month will have a coverage effective date on the 1st of the following month and those who enroll between the 16th and last day of the month will have coverage effective on the on 1st of the second month.


Enrollment Date Coverage Begins
Before December 24, 2013 January 1, 2014
January 5, 2014 February 1, 2014
January 20, 2014 March 1, 2014

The annual enrollment period for 2015 is expected to be November 15, 2014 through January 15, 2015.

This website provides information on special enrollment periods only for members who have purchased an ACA–compliant individual plan and may not be applicable if you are remaining on you non-ACA compliant individual plan.  Additionally, this website may not include all special enrollment periods for which you may be eligible.  For more information please review your Individual Policy and Benefit Summary if you have individual coverage via DeanConnect at If you purchased your health plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace, please note that you will be required to make any changes on