Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 10, § 6534 - Coverage Effective Dates for Special Enrollment Periods

Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021

(a) Except as specified in subdivision (b) of this section, coverage effective dates for special enrollment periods for a QHP selection received by the Exchange from a qualified employee:
(1) Shall be no later than the first day of the following month for applications received between the first and fifteenth day of any month, or
(2) Shall be no later than the first day of the second following month for applications received between the sixteenth and last day of any month.
(b) Special coverage effective dates shall apply to the following situations:
(1) In the case of birth, adoption, placement for adoption, placement in foster care, and assumption of a parent-child relationship, coverage is effective for that enrollee on the date of birth, adoption, placement for adoption, placement in foster care, or assumption of a parent-child relationship, or on the first day of the following month if requested by the enrollee;
(2) In the case of marriage, domestic partnership or where a qualified employee loses Minimum Essential Coverage, as described in Section 6530(b)(1), coverage is effective for that qualified employee or dependent on the first day of the month following the date the request for special enrollment is received; and
(3) In the case of a qualified employee or dependent eligible for a special enrollment period as described in Section 6530(b)(4) and 6530(b)(5), the coverage is effective on either
(A) The date of the event that triggered the special enrollment period under Section 6530(b)(4) or 6530(b)(5), or
(B) In accordance with subdivision (a) of this section, whichever is the least financially burdensome on the enrollee, as determined by the Exchange.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 10, § 6534

Note: Authority cited: Section 100504, Government Code. Reference: Sections 100502 and 100503, Government Code; and 45 CFR Sections 155.725 and 156.285.

1. New section filed 9-30-2013 as a deemed emergency pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6); operative 9-30-2013 (Register 2013, No. 40). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-1-2014 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 4-1-2014 as a deemed emergency pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6); operative 4-1-2014 (Register 2014, No. 14). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 6-30-2014 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 6-30-2014 as a deemed emergency pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6); operative 6-30-2014 (Register 2014, No. 27). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-29-2014 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. New section, including amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(2) and (b)(1)-(2), refiled 10-2-2014 as an emergency pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6), as modified by Senate Bill 857 ( Stats. 2014, c. 31 ); operative 10-2-2014 (Register 2014, No. 40). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-30-2015 pursuant to Government Code section 100504 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
5. Editorial correction of History 3 and History 4 (Register 2014, No. 45).
6. Senate Bill 75 (Stats. 2015, Ch. 18) modified Government Code section 100504(a)(6) to change the date upon which a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL. Pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6), as modified by Senate Bill 75 (Stats. 2015, Ch. 18), a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-30-2016 or the language in the emergency order of 10-2-2014 will be repealed by operation of law on the following day (Register 2015, No. 38).
7. Senate Bill 833 (Stats. 2016, c. 30) modified Government Code section 100504(a)(6) to extend the date upon which a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL. Refiling of 10-2-2014 order on 9-30-2016 as a deemed emergency pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6); operative 9-30-2016 (Register 2016, No. 40). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-1-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6) or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. Refiling of 9-30-2016 order, including further amendment of section, on 11-28-2016 as a deemed emergency pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6), as modified by Senate Bill 833 (Stats. 2016, c. 30); operative 11-28-2016 (Register 2016, No. 49). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-1-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 100504 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
9. Refiling of 11-28-2016 order, including further amendment of section, filed 4-20-2018 as a deemed emergency pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6), as modified by Senate Bill 833 (Stats. 2016, c.30); operative 4-20-2018 (Register 2018, No. 16). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-1-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 100504 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
10. Certificate of Compliance as to 4-20-2018 order, including amendment of Note, transmitted to OAL 8-3-2018 and filed 9-17-2018 (Register 2018, No. 38).
11. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 9-7-2021 as an emergency; operative 9-7-2021 (Register 2021, No. 37). Pursuant to Government Code section 100504(a)(6)(A), a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-7-2026 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

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