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Posted on: October 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Health Insurance Open Enrollment

Do you or a family member need health care insurance? Do you have questions about health insurance? The deadline for Health insurance Open Enrollment is December 15th. Don’t let this crucial time period to enroll you and your family in health care pass by. All plans offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) must cover important benefits including doctor visits, hospitalizations, maternity care, emergency room visits, prescriptions and more.

Wilkes County Health Department can help you navigate the process of applying for health care coverage and we are providing assistance to individuals signing up for new coverage or renewing existing marketplace coverage. Individuals can talk to one of our trained Certified Application Counselors for free. We will help you choose a plan that is right for you or find out what you need to do to renew coverage.

Financial help is available for those who qualify. Healthcare coverage provides security and peace of mind with the promise of affordable coverage regardless of pre-existing conditions. Thousands of North Carolinians have been able to use the Health Insurance Marketplace to find coverage that works for them and their families. We encourage you to make an appointment today with one of our trained Certified Application Counselors.

Our onsite staff will help you navigate the application process and also help you find a medical home. Wilkes County Health Department provides care to our community through offering a variety of services, such as clinical, environmental health, nutrition, and community health services.

To schedule an appointment or talk with our Certified Application Counselors please call (336) 651-7450.

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