How To Enroll



Enrolling is Quick and Easy!

Now everyone has access to affordable care with Health Care Reform. It may seem complicated, but MeridianChoice is here to help. Whether looking for you or your family, MeridianChoice has a plan that fits your needs and your budget.


Our unique plan options, unsurpassed quality care and personalized service to members make MeridianChoice the best CHOICE for your health.


Ready to Enroll? Shop for plans with MeridianChoice.


All of our health plans have comprehensive provider networks, allowing our members to get the right care at the right time by the right provider. Most importantly, MeridianChoice plans meet the minimum essential benefits (outpatient, emergency, hospitalization, mental health, maternity and newborn care, labs, prescriptions, rehabilitation, preventive and wellness, pediatric vision and dental) and FREE preventive health care (physicals, screenings, vaccines and immunizations).


Tight Budget? You May Qualify for Financial Assistance

MeridianChoice has many plans to fit many budgets. However, individuals and households below certain incomes may qualify for premium tax credits or cost-sharing subsidies to buy a Marketplace plan. Click here to find out if you qualify for a premium tax credit or cost-sharing subsidy.


Key Enrollment Dates

  • November 1, 2018: Open enrollment for 2019 begins; the first day you can apply for 2019 coverage
  • December 15, 2018: Open enrollment ends for 2019, except under special circumstances (refer to our FAQs). Last day to enroll and have coverage starting January 1, 2019
  • December 31, 2018: Date when all 2018 Marketplace coverage ends, no matter when you enrolled
  • January 1, 2019: First day for 2019 coverage


Special Enrollment Periods

Life can change quickly. There are some situations when you can still enroll in a plan after open enrollment ends. Some examples of these “qualifying events” include:

  • Losing minimum essential coverage
  • A change in eligibility or your enrollment in another qualified health plan
  • Gaining or becoming a dependent (birth, marriage, divorce)
  • Legally considered an American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • Legal status in the United States changes
  • Eligibility for premium tax credit changes


There are three steps to enroll in MeridianChoice:

    1. Find Your Doctor. Search our Provider Directory to find doctors and hospitals in the MeridianChoice network
    2. Pick Your Plan. Whether you’re looking for a plan for you or your whole family, we have you covered. See our Plan Options page to find a plan that’s right for you.
    . To enroll in MeridianChoice, use one of the following methods:
    • Online: Ready to Enroll? Get Started Here!
    • Phone: Call 800-318-2596 to talk to a rep at


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