Highland Hospital will host an Open House on Wednesday November 11, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in their gymnasium at 300 57th off Noyes Avenue.
The purpose of the open house is to enroll people in a health insurance program and also to assist recently insured, how to access care.
WV NaviCare will be conducting the education and enrollment. Open enrollment is from November 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016.
The Health Insurance Marketplace offers options for people to get health insurance who can’t get it through a job, Medicare, Medicaid or another qualifying source. The Marketplace has a variety of private health insurance policies you can pick from. What you pay depends on your income. Most people will qualify for a new monthly tax credit (Advanced Premium Tax Credit) that will lower your monthly payments right away. In addition, some people will qualify for help paying their co-pays and deductibles. Last year, 86% of West Virginians qualified for immediate savings.
o enroll in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace visit healthcare.gov or call the Federal Call Center at 1-800-318-2596. Open enrollment for 2016 runs from November 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016. If you miss open enrollment then you may not be able to get coverage until 2017.
WV NaviCare offers free enrollment help! If you have questions or need assistance call us at 1-844-WV-CARES or 1-844-982-2737