Free Help to Sign Up for Health Insurance

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The following announcement comes from our partners at Pisgah Legal Services. Don't forget - if you ever have questions about these or other kinds of services, just dial 2-1-1 and one of our referral specialist will get the information you need.

ACA Open Enrollment Ends January 31st!

Sign Up for Health Insurance, Avoid Penalties, But Hurry – Time Is Running Out!

“#Get Covered, Stay Covered” Free Events This January

Time is running out for those who need to sign up for health insurance during ACA Open Enrollment. Pisgah Legal Services, and other ACA Partners of WNC, can help with free, unbiased, in-person assistance taking place now through Jan. 31.

Appointments can be made by calling toll-free: 855-733-3711 or make an appointment online at www.pisgahlegal.org/free-legal-assistance/aca/

Free, In-Person Help is Available with Trained Professionals

Pisgah Legal Services, a nonprofit law firm, and other ACA Partners of WNC participating organizations give local residents free, unbiased health insurance information and enrollment assistance in the NC Health Insurance Marketplace.

Avoid Upcoming Penalties by Signing Up Now

Those who have not signed up for health insurance will face penalties which will be deducted from tax refunds. For 2015 the penalties are $325/person and $162.50/child or 2% of yearly household income. In 2016 the fees will increase to $695/person or 2.5% of yearly household income.

#GetCoveredStayCovered - January Events

Local residents can attend for free. Un-biased health insurance information and enrollment assistance in the NC Health Insurance Marketplace. Walk-ins are welcome, as well as reserved appointments.

  • Monday Jan 18, 9-5
    • Pisgah Legal Services Asheville office - 62A Charlotte Street, Asheville
  • Saturday, Jan 23, 9:30-3 (spanish language enrollment)
    • Pisgah Legal Services Hendersonville office 440 S. Church Street Hendersonville
  • Saturday, Jan 30, 9-5
    • Pisgah Legal Services Asheville office - 62A Charlotte Street, Asheville
    • Pisgah Legal Services Hendersonville office 440 S. Church Street Hendersonville
    • Transylvania County TBD
  • Sunday Jan 31, 10:30-5
    • Pisgah Legal Services Asheville office - 62A Charlotte Street, Asheville
    • Pisgah Legal Services Hendersonville office 440 S. Church Street Hendersonville