Birth & Adoption
Adding a new member to your household can impact your eligibility for insurance through Your Health Idaho, as well as your financial eligibility – meaning you could receive a new or updated tax credit amount.
You could qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) if you experienced one of the following Qualifying Life Events (QLE) in the last 60 days:
- Birth of a baby
- Court-appointed ward
To report your change, you must provide documented proof. Accepted documents include:
- Birth certificate
- Court order for guardianship, adoption, or foster care
- Evidence of right to control health care of dependent
- Other documentation containing a signed, sworn statement with a signature from the healthcare provider including the same data points found on a birth certificate. Documentation must include the hospital or provider’s letter head.
You have 60 days report your change, provide documentation, and select a plan and enroll in a plan.If you have questions, or would like more information, contact Your Health Idaho at 855-944-3246 or submit a support request online.
How you report your QLE depends on whether you already have coverage or receive a tax credit to help cover the cost of your insurance premium.