Feb. 26, 2014. Consumers seeking to enroll in affordable health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act can receive free, in-person help from trained enrollment experts March 5 and 21 from 12:30-8 p.m. at High Country Community Health, 126 Poplar Grove Connector in Boone.
Appointments are available and walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, call 1-855-733-3711 (toll-free) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 6-9 p.m.Monday and Thursday.
The events are sponsored by the Morganton office of Legal Aid of North Carolina, a nonprofit law firm for low-income people, and High Country Community Health, which provides affordable medical and dental care in Watauga and Avery counties.
To enroll in a health insurance plan, consumers need to provide social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone covered under the plan, employer contact information (if applicable), policy numbers for current health insurance coverage (if applicable), and proof of household income.
For more information about the Affordable Care Act, download this brochure from Legal Aid of North Carolina.