Glossary

Qualifying Life Event

Abbreviation: QLE

A change in your situation that can make you eligible for a special enrollment period so that you can enroll in health insurance outside of annual open enrollment. Events include getting married or divorced, having a baby or adopting a child, getting a new job or losing your job, moving to a new zip code or county, turning 26 years old, losing eligibility for Medicare, Medicaid or CHIP.