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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Enrolling in Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals and Families

Does DC Health Link have a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Special Enrollment Period?

Yes. Anyone who is uninsured can enroll. Enroll Now

Can I get health insurance now in DC if I am uninsured?

Yes. Enroll Now

Do I need to have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to get coverage now?

No. Any resident who is uninsured can enroll.

If I'm losing coverage from my job, can I get coverage on DC Health Link?

Yes. Don’t wait until your coverage from your job ends. Enroll Now

When will health insurance coverage start?

You can choose coverage starting the first of this month or the first of next month. For example, if you sign up in March, you can choose for your coverage to start either March 1 or April 1.

What if I need help paying for health insurance?

Depending on your income, you may qualify for Medicaid at no cost to you or qualify for monthly premium reductions for private health insurance.