2017 Florida Blue Open Enrollment Dates – Mark your calendar!
Open enrollment for 2017 is here and there are some very important dates to put on your calendar if you would like to obtain health coverage for 2017.
October 1, 2016
If you do NOT qualify for, or need a subsidy, and are under the age of 65 seeking health insurance coverage for 2017, you may enroll earlier than standard Florida Blue open enrollment (November 1st).
October 15, 2016
Open enrollment for individuals seeking Medicare coverage begins.
November 1, 2016
Standard open enrollment for individuals under the age of 65, not seeking Medicare coverage begins.
December 15, 2016
Last day to enroll in coverage or change Florida Blue plans for coverage to start on January 1, 2017.
January 31, 2017
Florida Blue Open Enrollment ends.
Keep in mind, any coverage activated during this time do not take effect until the start of the new year (2017). In order to have your coverage begin on January 1, 2017 you must enroll by December 15, 2016. If you register between the 1st and the 15th of the month, your coverage will not begin until the start of the following month. If you register between the 16th and the last of the month, your coverage starts the first day on the second month. For example if you enroll January 16, 2017, your coverage will not begin until March 1, 2017. If you enroll January 1, 2017, your coverage will begin February 1, 2017.
Please call us, (352) 371-7977, with any questions about your coverage or changes you may want to make.