Important Dates for Plan Selection and Fixed Enrollment Period for MassHealth MCO members (enrolled in a health plan on or before October 1, 2016):
- October 1, 2106: Start of Plan Selection Period
- December 31, 2016: Last day for members to change health plan for any reason.
- January 1, 2017: Start of Fixed Enrollment Period. Members enrolled in an MCO cannot change their health plan until the next Plan Selection Period on October 1, 2017, except for special reasons.
Important Deadlines for Health Connector Open Enrollment
- December 23, 2016: Last day to enroll in new coverage (or change plans) to start January 1, 2017. Once members choose a plan, the first premium payment must be made by December 23 for coverage to start January 1, 2017.
- January 23, 2017:Last day to enroll in new coverage (or change plans) to start February 1, 2017
- January 31, 2017:Last day of Open Enrollment. Apply by this date for new coverage (or change plans) that starts March 1, 2017.