Deadlines for Employer-Sponsored Coverage

Dates apply only to the first plan year that an employer offers coverage through the Health Connector.

Employer Application Employee Open Enrollment Period 1st Premium Payment
Coverage Effective Date Earliest Date to Start Must be Completed by Earliest Start Date Must be Started By End of Open Enrollment Must be received by
Jan 1, 2019 Nov 1, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Dec 20, 2018 Dec 23, 2018
Feb 1, 2019 Dec 1, 2018 Jan 10, 2019 Dec 1, 2018 Jan 10, 2019 Jan 20, 2019 Jan 23, 2019
Mar 1, 2019 Jan 1, 2019 Feb 10, 2019 Jan 1, 2019 Feb 10, 2019 Feb 20, 2019 Feb 23, 2019
Apr 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2019 Mar 10, 2019 Feb 17, 2019 Mar 10, 2019 Mar 20, 2019 Mar 23, 2019
May 1, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Apr 10, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Apr 10, 2019 Apr 20, 2019 Apr 23, 2019
Jun 1, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 May 10, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 May 10, 2019 May 20, 2019 May 23, 2019
Jul 1, 2019 May 19, 2019 Jun 10, 2019 May 19, 2019 Jun 10, 2019 Jun 20, 2019 Jun 23, 2019
Aug 1, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 Jul 10, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 Jul 10, 2019 Jul 20, 2019 Jul 23, 2019
Sep 1, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 Aug 10, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 Aug 10, 2019 Aug 20, 2019 Aug 23, 2019
Oct 1, 2019 Aug 19, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Aug 19, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Sep 20, 2019 Sep 23, 2019
Nov 1, 2019 Sep 1, 2019 Oct 10, 2019 Sep 1, 2019 Oct 10, 2019 Oct 20, 2019 Oct 23, 2019
Dec 1, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Nov 10, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Nov 10, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Nov 23, 2019
Jan 1, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Dec 20, 2019 Dec 23, 2019

Dates apply only after completion of the first plan year of offering coverage through the Health Connector.

Employer Application Employee Open Enrollment Period
Coverage Effective Date Earliest Date to Start Must be Completed by Earliest Start Date Must be Started By End of Open Enrollment
Jan 1, 2019 Nov 1, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Dec 20, 2018
Feb 1, 2019 Dec 1, 2018 Jan 10, 2019 Dec 1, 2018 Jan 10, 2019 Jan 20, 2019
Mar 1, 2019 Jan 1, 2019 Feb 10, 2019 Jan 1, 2019 Feb 10, 2019 Feb 20, 2019
Apr 1, 2019 Feb 17, 2019 Mar 10, 2019 Feb 17, 2019 Mar 10, 2019 Mar 20, 2019
May 1, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Apr 10, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Apr 10, 2019 Apr 20, 2019
Jun 1, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 May 10, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 May 10, 2019 May 20, 2019
Jul 1, 2019 May 19, 2019 Jun 10, 2019 May 19, 2019 Jun 10, 2019 Jun 20, 2019
Aug 1, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 Jul 10, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 Jul 10, 2019 Jul 20, 2019
Sep 1, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 Aug 10, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 Aug 10, 2019 Aug 20, 2019
Oct 1, 2019 Aug 19, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Aug 19, 2019 Sep 10, 2019 Sep 20, 2019
Nov 1, 2019 Sep 1, 2019 Oct 10, 2019 Sep 1, 2019 Oct 10, 2019 Oct 20, 2019
Dec 1, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Nov 10, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Nov 10, 2019 Nov 20, 2019
Jan 1, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Dec 20, 2019