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What Events Qualify?

Review the following video and charts to see what life events qualify for a special enrollment period. Enrollment and effective dates vary by event, and you may be asked to provide proof of the qualifying event. You can update your coverage or enroll online, or call your Wellmark representative.

When Life Happens

Involuntary Loss of Coverage

Qualified Life Events Time Period To Apply
Divorce 60 days before and after event
Turning 26 years old 60 days before and after event
Losing employer coverage or contribution 60 days before and after event
Losing coverage because of move to a new state 60 days before and after event

Adding a Dependent

Qualified Life Event Time Period To Apply
Having a baby Within 60 days of event
Adopting a child 60 days before and after event
Getting married 60 days before and after event
Receiving a court order for coverage 60 days before and after event