Health Coverage Enrollment Event
There will be health coverage enrollment assistance available for FREE on Monday, November 25, 3 to 6 p.m. in the Extension Conference Room, 2nd Floor, County Administration Building, 60 East Court Street, Marion.
Individuals from McDowell Access to Care & Health (MATCH) will be on-hand to offer unbiased education, outreach, and enrollment assistance for the 2020 Marketplace Health Plan. Enrollment for Health Coverage runs from November 1 to December 15. If you have other issues surrounding health care, MATCH can help navigate you in the right direction. Over 80% of NC residents qualify for tax credits and cost sharing to reduce the cost of premiums.
An individual from the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will also be on hand to assist individuals and families with eligibility questions and problems related to Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare claims, Medicare supplemental insurance, and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. The enrollment period for Medicare runs from October 15 until December 7.
Walk-ins are welcome, but an appointment guarantees you a slot. Call 828-659-5289 or 855-733-3711. This service is available to all farm families, retired farm families, and their employees.