Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on Qualifying Life Events for ACA Special Enrollment Periods

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"Triggering Events" that Make an Employee Eligible to Enroll

Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on qualifying life events for ACA special enrollment periods.

According to Zane Benefits’ website, ss of 2014, there is a big change in individual health insurance. Employees can only enroll in guaranteed-issue individual health insurance during specific open enrollment periods and special enrollment periods. Employees are eligible for a special enrollment period if they have a qualifying event.

The new enrollment periods apply to qualified health plans bought through both the state health insurance exchanges and outside the exchanges through a broker or health insurance website.

A qualifying event is a life event which makes you eligible for a special enrollment period. If you have a qualifying event you can enroll in individual health insurance outside of the annual open enrollment period. This is called a special enrollment period. The special enrollment period generally lasts 60 days after the qualifying event.

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Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, was founded in 2006 to revolutionize the way employers provide employee health benefits in America. We empower employees to take control over their own healthcare, while helping employers recruit and retain the best talent. Our online solutions allow small and medium-sized businesses to successfully transition to a health benefits program that creates happier employees, reduces costs and frees up more time to serve their customers. For more information about ZaneHealth, visit

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Christina Merhar
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