Once you have enrolled in a health and/or dental insurance plan. Then you need to pay your premium for your coverage to start.
Your coverage will not be Active with the Insurance Company until they receive the initial payment because it binds your coverage. You have three options to pay the initial premium:
There is a deadline to make the initial payment to bind your coverage and it is normally a week before the coverage start date. For example, the deadline to pay for a October 1st start date is September 25th. Please make the initial payment by the deadline or your application may be terminated due to nonpayment.