This is the time frame when you may shop for new insurance or make changes to your existing coverage without a Qualifying Event.

The 2017 Open Enrollment begins November 1, 2016 and ends January 31, 2017. All plan changes and new enrollments must be made during this time unless you have a qualifying event.

For members on an individual plan, you will need to watch for your renewal letters the last week of October for important policy information and changes. These changes will take effect January 1st, 2017. If you do not wish to make any changes to your plan, no action is required.

For new members without a current Cox HealthPlans policy, you can submit an application online at or stop by our office for assistance with an application.

We are located at: 3200 S. National, Bld. B, Springfield, MO 65807

Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

In order to process your request in a timely manner, we recommend you review your renewal and contact us with any changes in November. As the December 15th deadline approaches in the midst of the holiday season, this will already checked off your list!