March 31st the annual enrollment period will end for health insurance. The next enrollment will open November 15th. These dates are set for all individual health insurance policies. According to Suzanne Bartholomae, state family finance specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, a special enrollment will be allowed for those who have major life events such as job loss, marriage, divorce or birth of a child. Access to group insurance will be open to new group members, such as new employees. Free insurance is available for those who meet income guidelines through the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan.