Special Enrollment Period for Hurricane Victims from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Individuals who relocated to New York State because of a hurricane have more time to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan. New York is offering an exceptional circumstance Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for hurricane victims relocating to New York from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Individuals can enroll through this SEP until March 31, 2018 by calling Customer Service at 1-855-355-5777 and attesting to this status.
Individuals attest that:
- They relocated to New York State from an area affected by a 2017 hurricane-related weather event;
- They were unable to complete a 2018 Exchange enrollment during the 2018 Annual Open Enrollment Period.