DC’s COVID Special Enrollment Period

On February 1 the COVID Special Enrollment Period began in DC. This Special Enrollment Period will end on March 31, 2021.

Don’t have health insurance? Check out  DC Health Link, or the  DC Office of Healthcare Finance to apply for Medicaid programs.  Did you know that in DC Medicaid expansion covers: Adults without Dependent Children (ages 21-64), Children (0-18), Children aged 19-20, Parent/Caretaker Relatives and Pregnant Women?  You might be eligible for coverage and not realize it.


All of DC’s programs to connect uncovered families with health care can be found  here.


If you want to read more about last month’s executive order which led to the COVID Special Enrollment Period for the federally facilitated marketplace, check out the National Disability Navigator’s news item or this blog post by Community Catalyst. The COVID Special Enrollment Period announced by the Biden administration only affects people who live in states that are on the federally facilitated marketplace (healthcare.gov).  For a full list of State Based Marketplaces who have announced COVID Special Enrollment Periods, check out the National Disability Navigator’s blog post.

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