Healthcare Glossary

Qualified Health Plan

An insurance plan certified by the Health Insurance Marketplace which provides essential health benefits, follows established limits on cost-sharing, and meets other minimum essential coverage requirements.

Qualifying Life Event (QLE)

A change in your life that makes you eligible to enroll in health insurance outside of the annual open enrollment period. QLEs include changes in household (marriage, divorce, or having a child), changes in residence, loss of health coverage, and more.