Whether you can change a health insurance plan after you’re enrolled depends on the time of year you want to change.
The Open Enrollment Period for 2017 insurance is November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Log into your HealthCare.gov account, update your application if necessary, select a different plan, and complete your enrollment.
Note: If you change insurance plans at any time, your old plan is automatically cancelled when you enroll in the new one.
You can change coverage outside the annual Open Enrollment period only if you have a qualifying life event that gives you a Special Enrollment Period. You usually have 60 days from the life event to enroll in a new plan.
Learn more about how you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
You can cancel a Marketplace plan without replacing it at any time. But there are important things to consider before you do this.
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