Here are some important things to know about job loss and health
Marketplace health coverage. If you lose your job-based insurance for any reason, you
can buy a private health insurance plan in the Marketplace. This is true even if
you leave your job outside of Open Enrollment. When you apply for
Marketplace coverage, you’ll also learn if you qualify for Medicaid or the
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
COBRA coverage.If you have COBRA coverage you can keep it. In
some cases, you can buy Marketplace coverage instead. If COBRA ends outside of
Open Enrollment, you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.