"Last Chance" to Sign Up for Health Care

Enrollment event to help Oak Park get covered on-the-spot, two days before deadline

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By Community Editor

COURTESY OF GET COVERED AMERICA

OAK PARK, IL - A mere two days before the March 31 deadline to enroll in quality, affordable health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Get Covered America-Illinois will host a last-chance enrollment workshop to help Oak Park residents get covered. The enrollment workshop will take place at the YMCA in Oak Park on Saturday, March 29 from 12:30 pm until 4:30 pm.%u200B 

In-person assisters will be on hand to provide free help in enrolling those who qualify on the spot. Financial help may be available, as it has been for 77 percent of the Illinoisans who have already enrolled through the Marketplace. Six in ten consumers who are eligible for the Marketplace can find a plan for $100 per month or less.

No appointment is necessary, but attendees should bring Social Security or legal immigrant document numbers, income verification (pay stubs, W-2 form), and any current health insurance information for all household members.

The open enrollment period ends March 31.

***** Please RSVP by emailing press@enrollamerica.org *****

WhatOak Park Last-Chance Enrollment

Where: Oak Park YMCA
255 S. Marion St.
Oak Park, IL 60304

WhenSaturday, March 29
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Who: Get Covered America

How: To RSVP or for more details, please e-mail press@enrollamerica.org.

About Get Covered America
 
Get Covered America is a national campaign of Enroll America that is focused on educating consumers about the benefits of health coverage and the new health insurance available under the Affordable Care Act. With operations in 11 states (AZ, FL, GA, IL, MI, NC, NJ, OH, PA, TN, and TX), our grassroots team is powered by passionate staff and volunteers with one motivating goal: to give Americans the information they need to choose an affordable health insurance plan that's right for them and their families.

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Ray Simpson from Oak Park, Illinois  

Posted: March 25th, 2014 6:34 PM

Has anyone figured out that those wonderful subsidies are actually tax dollars that come from all of us? Where has the federal government provided any service that is cost effective and gets the job done?

What a Scam from Oak Park  

Posted: March 25th, 2014 4:20 PM

This is such a farce. If you want to keep your coverage you can't, if you like your doctor you won't be able to keep them. Prices will go up, care probably won't be any better. The "haves" will pay more, the "have nots" will be the free rides.

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