SITKA – Open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace began on November 1, 2015, and continues through January 31, 2016. To help community members navigate the process, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Outreach and Enrollment Manager, Andrea Thomas is offering a presentation on Wednesday, December 30 from Noon-1:00 pm at the Kettleson Memorial Library. The presentation will focus on affordable health care coverage available through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Attendees can find out about eligibility, who qualifies for lower-cost coverage, pitfalls to avoid, and how to enroll. Ms. Thomas will also discuss Medicaid eligibility and how to apply.

“Please come to the presentation if you have questions about applying for insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid,” says Andrea Thomas, Outreach and Enrollment Manager for SEARHC. “We are trained to help you navigate the process of getting covered and how to avoid common Marketplace problems.” 

SEARHC is a Certified Application Counselor agency offering free assistance to all Southeast residents. Call 966-8883 or 966-8662 for more information.