Free Insurance and Medicaid Help Available

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Don’t risk waiting until the deadline and missing your chance for health coverage!

Enrollment is easy, and you may be eligible for monthly savings. More than 8 out of 10 people who enroll through qualify for financial help, lowering most people’s monthly premiums to $50 – $100. Avoid potentially paying a penalty of $695 or more. Remember — new better, or more affordable plans may be available to you. Get covered today.

Our friendly, knowledgeable enrollment specialist, Becky Whiteford, is available for appointments at Fordland and Kimberling City to help you fill out an application for the Health Insurance Marketplace, look at the plans, and decide which works best for you, your family, and your budget. This is a free service.

The deadline to apply is December 15 for coverage starting January 1.

Becky can also help you or your child apply for Medicaid benefits.
Important dates to note:

  • November 1, 2016: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2017.
  • December 15, 2016: Last day to enroll in or change plans for coverage to start January 1, 2017.
  • January 1, 2017: 2017 coverage starts for those who enroll or change plans by December 15.
  • January 31, 2017: Last day to enroll in or change a 2017 health plan. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

Call Becky Whiteford, Certified Application Counselor to find out your options:

Office: 417.767.2273 ext. 2032

Cell: 417.241.1920