Plan Selection Period

Learn when you can switch MassHealth health plans.

The Plan Selection Period is the time when MassHealth members can switch their health plan for any reason. 

What is the Plan Selection Period?

The Plan Selection Period is the annual 90-day period for individuals enrolled in a Managed Care Organization (MCO) or an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) health plan. During this time, you can choose a health plan or switch your health plan for any reason.

If you’re happy with your current plan you don’t need to do anything.

The following members can change health plans at any time for any reason.

  • Children who are in the care or custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF)
  • Youth who are in the care or custody of the Department of Youth Services (DYS)
  • Newborns and children who are younger than one year old
  • Members enrolled in the Primary Care Clinician (PCC) Plan

How do I enroll in or switch my MassHealth health plan?

Once you become a MassHealth member, it’s easy to enroll in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Managed Care Organization (MCO) health plan, or the Primary Care Clinician (PCC) Plan.

Learn about your health plan options by going to MassHealthChoices.com or enroll now. ​​​​

Primary Care Clinician (PCC) Plan members

If you are enrolled in the Primary Care Clinician (PCC) Plan, you can change your plan at any time for any reason. However, if you enroll in a health plan other than the PCC Plan, you will have Plan Selection and Fixed Enrollment Periods.

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