‘How to Enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace’ Seminar Tuesday


Posted by AzBlueMeanie:

A free public seminar, “How to Enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace,” is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Quincie Douglas Library, 1585 E. 36th Street, Tucson

The seminar will address the health insurance marketplace, who the Arizona insurance carriers are, how to determine if you are eligible for a subsidy and how to enroll. Navigators from the Tucson Urban League and the Pima County Access Program (PCAP) will be on hand to answer enrollment questions.

Event collaborators include the Pima County/Tucson Women’s Commission, Quincie Douglas Library, Tucson Urban League and PCAP. Alison Hughes, retired University of Arizona public health faculty member and immediate past women’s commission chair, will speak. She will be joined by Debra Johnson, Urban League navigator and a women’s commission member, along with other navigators or counselors, to assist with enrollment. No reservation is necessary. For further information check the following websites:





h/t Arizona Daily Star

Update from Health Insurance Marketplace:

Update: Improvements to HealthCare.gov

We’ve been working hard to fix the technical problems that some users have encountered on HealthCare.gov, and we’re happy to report that 90 percent of users are now able to create accounts.

Click here to visit HealthCare.gov and fill out an application right now.

If you’re looking for other ways to apply, here are three other options:

- Call our Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596 and begin your application over the phone with one of our trained Call Center representatives, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TTY users should dial 1-855-889-4325.

- Visit a trained counselor to apply in person. Find one in your area here.

- Download a paper application form and mail it in.

If you want coverage that will start as early as January 1, 2014, the enrollment deadline was recently extended to December 23, 2013.

Don’t miss your opportunity to get the quality, affordable coverage you need. Use one of the methods above to apply today.

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