Bonnie Richards from St. Joseph Healthcare is in to talk about Health Insurance Marketplace deadline.
Bonnie is a certified application counselor at the hospital, and can help people with questions about the insurance products and how to enroll.
St. Joseph Hospital has application counselors available to assist with open enrollment, but are available all year to assist with special enrollment, if consumers have life qualifying changes.
In 2016 the hospital assisted 120 consumers and 96 were able to purchase insurance thru the exchange.
In some instances the consumer was able to have an insurance product at no cost to them, as they received tax credits to offset the insurance premium.
The deadline for open enrollment is Tuesday, January 31st.
For more information you can contact St. Joseph Healthcare for assistance at 907-3620.
You can also go to healthcare.gov, for information and to enroll online without assistance.