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

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?

Your coverage starts the first of the month after you pick your plan. For example, if you sign up in March, your coverage starts 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.