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Clara Maass Medical Center to Host Open House Events Through the Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period

11/01/2017

Assistance will be available to help the community with insurance enrollment throughout November and December

Belleville, NJ – Throughout the month of November and December, the Center of Excellence for Latino Health at Clara Maass Medical Center will host Open House Events in its Emergency Department to assist the community with completing applications for health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period.

The Open Enrollment period to purchase health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act will begin on November 1st and will end on December 15.

The Open House Events will be held:

November

November 1 9 AM – 12 PM
November 7 9 AM – 12 PM
November 8 4 PM – 7 PM
November 14 9 AM – 12 PM
November 15 4 PM – 7 PM
November 28 9 AM – 12 PM
November 29 4 PM – 7 PM

December

December 5 9 AM – 12 PM
December 6 4 PM – 7 PM
December 12 9 AM – 12 PM
December 13 4 PM – 7 PM

After December 15th, coverage will only be available for 2018 through a Special Enrollment Period, according to the Health Insurance Marketplace, or www.healthcare.gov.

The Health Insurance Marketplace is for those without health insurance coverage through an employer, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or another source that provides qualifying health coverage.

Those interested in registration during the Open Enrollment period are required to bring the following to the Emergency Department at Clara Maass Medical Center:

  • Proof of residency (drivers’ license or green card)
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of monthly household income (pay stub, unemployment stubs, W-2 form) or
  • Current health insurance coverage information

For more information about the open enrollment events at Clara Maass Medical Center, contact Sarah Bonilla, MPH, Program Manager at the Center of Excellence for Latino Health at (973) 450-2996.

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