Special Enrollment Period

Special Enrollment Period is a time outside of the open enrollment period during which you and your family may be able to sign up for health coverage. You may qualify for a special enrollment period up to 60 days following certain life events that involve a change in family status (for example, marriage or birth of a child) or loss of other health coverage. Job-based plans must provide a special enrollment period of 30 days.

Click here to find out if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

Changes that qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

  • If you have a baby, adopt a child, or put your child into foster care: Your coverage can start the day of the event — even if you enroll in the plan up to 60 days afterward
  • If you get married, lose health coverage, or move to a new state
  • Changes in your income that affect current health coverage
  • Gaining membership in a federally-recognized tribe or status as an Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) Corporation shareholder
  • Become a U.S. citizen
  • Leave incarceration
  • Change of dependency status of someone on your plan
  • Death of a covered member of your household
  • Turning 26 or older and aging off your parent’s plan
  • AmeriCorps members starting or ending their service

Click here for more information about getting health coverage during the Special Enrollment Period.

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University of South Florida Navigator Grant

BRHPC serves as the lead agency for the Broward County geographic service area under the University of South Florida Navigator grant. Navigators serve as in-person resource for those who want additional assistance with Marketplace coverage in 2015 – 2016, including as they shop for and enroll in plans in The Federal Health Insurance Marketplace.

Community Partners

To ensure access throughout Broward, BRHPC partners with local community-based organizations including: Community Access Center, Hispanic Unity of South Florida, and Urban League of Broward County.

Open Enrollment

Need help signing up or understanding your coverage options? Make an appointment today. We are here to help you get coverage. Please call (954) 561-9681 for assistance. Open enrollment only happens once a year. Don’t miss your chance to get covered!

To learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace please visit, www.healthcare.gov. 

Open Enrollment begins November 1, 2016 and ends January 31, 2017. Enroll by December 15, 2016 so that your new coverage begins on January 1, 2017.

Financial Assistance through the Health Insurance Marketplace

Remember, when using the Marketplace, you may be able to get a tax credit to lower your costs on your monthly premiums and out-of-pocket costs. When you apply, you’ll find out how much you can save. Most people will qualify for some kind of savings.  Click here to see how much assistant you may qualify for.

Providing Agencies:


Broward Regional Health Planning Council

Address: 200 Oakwood Lane, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL 33020
Phone: (954) 561-9681 Ext. 1226
Hours: By appointment only Monday – Friday from 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Website: www.brhpc.org

Community Access Center

Address: 8910 Miramar Parkway, Suite 208, Miramar, FL 33025
Phone: (954) 534-9113
Hours: By appointment only Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Website: www.cacfl.org

Hispanic Unity of Florida

Address: 5840 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: (954) 342-0296 or (954) 964-8884 Ext 203 or 216
Hours: By appointment only Monday – Friday from 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Website: www.hispanicunity.org

Urban League of Broward County

Address” 560 NW 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Phone: (954) 584-0777
Hours: By appointment only Monday – Friday from 9:30AM – 5:30PM
Website: www.ulbroward.org