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I don't have insurance, but I'm having a baby/adopting a child. What do I do?
If you didn’t sign up for a health insurance plan during the last open enrollment period, a qualifying life event, such as having a baby or adopting a child means you qualify to sign up now - this is called special enrollment period. Remember, you only have 60 days from the birth or adoption of your child to enroll, so sign up as soon as you can.
Your new health plan will cover your care before and after your child is born. You will not have to pay copays or extra fees for many of the services encouraged for a healthy pregnancy:
Your new health plan covers office visits to midwives and doctors as well as a chunk of the costs of giving birth and your hospital stay. Complications during the birth are also covered.
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