Help in enrolling in health insurance marketplace Jan. 27

Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (VNS of Iowa) will host an enrollment event Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Greene County Extension office in Jefferson.

The event will provide assistance to individuals enrolling in the health insurance marketplace, which is open through Feb. 15. Professionally trained and licensed health insurance marketplace navigators will serve as in-person resources for Iowans needing assistance with the health insurance marketplace.

Appointments are strongly encouraged, and may be made by calling 515-288-1516. Walk-ins will be accepted; however, due to high demand, walk-ins will likely be rescheduled for a later date.

Navigators estimate the enrollment process to take about 1-1/2 hours, provided individuals bring all necessary documentation:

  • Social Security Number(s) (or document numbers for legal immigrants)
  • Birth date(s)
  • Employer and income information for every member of household needing coverage (pay stubs or W-2 forms—Wage and Tax Statements)
  • Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering household members of your household (if applicable)
  • Information about any health insurance available from employer(s) (if applicable)

 

Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (VNS of Iowa) is a non-profit organization that has been providing supportive health care and social services to the community’s most vulnerable populations since 1908.  VNS of Iowa offers home visits, family support, healthcare, parent education, transportation, flu immunizations and other services to infants, children, young mothers, families and seniors. For more information, please call 515-288-1516 or visit www.vnsia.org. VNS of Iowa is a community partner of HCI Care Services (formerly Hospice of Central Iowa).

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