The South Carolina Health Insurance Marketplace is where eligible residents can shop for and buy insurance in person, online, or by phone. In South Carolina, the Marketplace is run by the federal government. The Marketplace, also called an Exchange, is mainly for people who:
The 2022 Open Enrollment Period runs from Monday, November 1, 2021 through Saturday, January 15, 2022.
Important: 2022 Open Enrollment ends January 15
If you don’t act by January 15, 2022, you can’t get 2022 coverage unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Enroll by December 15, 2021 for coverage that starts January 1, 2022.
You can preview 2022 plans and prices now and complete your enrollment starting November 1.
If you have a life-changing event — such as the birth of a child, losing your job, or moving to a new state — you don’t have to wait for the next enrollment period. You can sign up or change coverage within 60 days of the event. You can also sign up for Medicaid at any time, if you are eligible.
Getting Started: You’ll need to provide information about you and your family members when you apply. Here’s a checklist of what you’ll need: