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Deadlines for Employer-Sponsored Coverage

Initial Employer Application

(Applies only to the first plan year that an employer offers coverage through DC Health Link)

EMPLOYER APPLICATION EMPLOYEE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD 1st PREMUIM PAYMENT
Coverage Effective Date Earliest Date to Start Must be Completed by Earliest Start Date Must be Started By End of Open Enrollment Must be received by
Sep 1, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 Aug 12, 2016
Oct 1, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 Sep 13, 2016
Nov 1, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Oct 10, 2016 Oct 12, 2016
Dec 1, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 Nov 15, 2016
Jan 1, 2017 Oct 1, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Dec 10, 2016 Dec 13, 2016
Feb 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2016 Jan 1, 2017 Dec 1, 2016 Jan 1, 2017 Jan 10, 2017 Jan 12, 2017
Mar 1, 2017 Dec 1, 2016 Feb 1, 2017 Jan 1, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Feb 14, 2017
Apr 1, 2017 Jan 1, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Mar 10, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
May 1, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Apr 10, 2017 Apr 12, 2017
Jun 1, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 May 10, 2017 May 12, 2017
Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Jun 10, 2017 Jun 13, 2017
Aug 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Jul 10, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
Sep 1, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Aug 10, 2017 Aug 14, 2017
Oct 1, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Sep 10, 2017 Sep 12, 2017
Nov 1, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Oct 10, 2017 Oct 12, 2017
Dec 1, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 Nov 10, 2017 Nov 14, 2017

Renewal Employer Application

(Applies after completion of the first plan year of offering coverage through DC Health Link)

EMPLOYER APPLICATION EMPLOYEE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD
Coverage Effective Date Earliest Date to Start Must be Completed by Earliest Start Date Must be Started By End of Open Enrollment
Sep 1, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 Aug 13, 2016
Oct 1, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 Sep 13, 2016
Nov 1, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Oct 13, 2016
Dec 1, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Nov 5, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Nov 5, 2016 Nov 13, 2016
Jan 1, 2017 Oct 1, 2016 Dec 5, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Dec 5, 2016 Dec 13, 2016
Feb 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2016 Jan 5, 2017 Dec 1, 2016 Jan 5, 2017 Jan 13, 2017
Mar 1, 2017 Dec 1, 2016 Feb 5, 2017 Jan 1, 2017 Feb 5, 2017 Feb 13, 2017
Apr 1, 2017 Jan 1, 2017 Mar 5, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 Mar 5, 2017 Mar 13, 2017
May 1, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 Apr 5, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Apr 5, 2017 Apr 13, 2017
Jun 1, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 May 5, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 13, 2017
Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Jun 5, 2017 May 1, 2017 Jun 5, 2017 Jun 13, 2017
Aug 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 Jul 13, 2017
Sep 1, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 Aug 5, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Aug 5, 2017 Aug 13, 2017
Oct 1, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Sep 5, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Sep 5, 2017 Sep 13, 2017
Nov 1, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 Oct 5, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Oct 5, 2017 Oct 13, 2017
Dec 1, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Nov 5, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Nov 5, 2017 Nov 13, 2017