DOI Bulletin 2011-19; Open Enrollment for Individuals in Insured Health Benefit Plans
Mass. Dept. of Insurance
The Division of Insurance (“Division”) issues this Bulletin to replace Bulletin 2010-13 (“Open Enrollment for Individuals”) and Bulletin 2011-03 (“Additional Qualifying Event for Enrollment of Individuals in Merged Market”) and to highlight recent amendments to Division Regulation 211 CMR 66.00 and Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 176J. M.G.L. c. 176J and 211 CMR 66.00 set forth the requirements for open enrollment in the merged market in Massachusetts.
Eligible individuals generally will be able to apply for and purchase merged market coverage only during annual open enrollment, from July 1 – August 15 each year.