BlueCross ACA Individual & Family Private Marketplace Enrollments Extended to Dec. 31, 2020

December 14, 2020

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina will extend the open enrollment period through Dec. 31, 2020 only for consumers shopping without a subsidy. Individuals who purchase a Private Marketplace BlueCross ACA Individual & Family plan between now and Dec. 31, 2020 will receive a Jan. 1, 2021 effective date.

How to Quote & Enroll Non-Subsidized 2021 BlueCross ACA Individual & Family Plans:

You need to use the Window Shopping Tool on our website to quote and enroll your clients. You can access it here.

Once in the tool: 

  1. Enter your client’s zip code, age, and annual income
  2. View plans available
  3. Select “Enroll Now” on the plan they choose
  4. Choose “Shopping without a Subsidy” to complete an application directly on the website
  5. Make sure you input your name and Agent ID on the application in order to get credit for the sale.

Open Enrollment for individuals shopping for a 2021 Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan, with a subsidy, will end at 12 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is 3 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Dec. 16, 2020. Those who don’t sign up by then must qualify for a special enrollment to have coverage in 2021.


Please contact your marketing representative if you have questions or for more information. 

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