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Health Insurance Enrollment Event

Feb 13, 2015
 North Country HealthCare in Flagstaff will host a FREE health insurance enrollment event (Marketplace and AHCCCS) on Friday, February 13 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm at their facility (2920 North 4th Street). This is one of the last times you can receive assistance before the February 15 enrollment deadline.
 
North Country HealthCare can assist you in enrolling in health insurance coverage. You may be eligible for a $0 premium plan, or a new kind of tax credit that lowers your monthly premiums right away. The Marketplace application process will also let you know if you and your family qualify for a subsidy that will cover all or part of your health insurance cost.
 
There are three important things to know about the Marketplace:
 
1.       It’s the law.  If you do not have health insurance you may be penalized.
 
  1. Last year, 84% of individuals who applied for insurance in the Marketplace received tax credits.  Insurance may be more affordable than you think.
 
  1. Where can I go for enrollment assistance? North Country HealthCare helped enroll thousands of individuals in AHCCCS and the Marketplace last year. You may be closer to being insured than ever before. North Country HealthCare is here to assist you.
 
 
North Country HealthCare is the only publicly supported community health center in the area. In 1996 the clinic transitioned from a volunteer organization into a state and federally recognized community health center. Today, North Country HealthCare operates 22 access points in 14 communities throughout northern Arizona providing over 140,000 patient visits last year.  North Country HealthCare serves as the medical home for nearly 50,000 people throughout northern Arizona, 20,000 who reside in Flagstaff and the surrounding area.  North Country HealthCare accepts Medicare, Medicaid (AHCCCS), commercial insurance and offers a sliding fee scale based on income and family size.
 
To learn more about North Country HealthCare and to find a location near you please visit our website www.northcountryhealthcare.org.
 
Contact:               Byron Lewis, Health Benefits Navigator
                                North Country HealthCare
                                Ph: 928.522.9580 Cell:  928.814.2709
                                blewis@nchcaz.org
 

 

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