Health Department Leads Marketplace Enrollment Efforts

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) is leading efforts to enroll citizens in low cost health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace).     Along with other local healthcare partners, the City is working to share information with the community and facilitate enrollment during the open enrollment period, which ends Feb. 15, 2015.

         Marketplace enrollment specialists will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays during office hours to help members of the public apply for or enroll in a Marketplace health care plan on the following dates:

 

TUESDAYS

In the Community

 

Date & Time:        Jan. 27, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:              Propeller, 4035 Washington Ave., Suite 105

 

Date & Time:        Feb. 3, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:              Propeller, 4035 Washington Ave., Suite 105

 

Date & Time:        Feb. 3, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:              Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

 

 

THURSDAYS

In City Hall

 

Date & Time:        Jan. 29, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:              Health Department, 1300 Perdido St., Suite 8E18

 

Date & Time:        Feb. 5, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:              Health Department, 1300 Perdido St., Suite 8E18

 

Date & Time:        Feb. 12, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:              Health Department, 1300 Perdido St., Suite 8E18

 

 

Enrollment Events

 

         The NOHD and 504HealthNet, the regional coalition of primary care providers, will host enrollment events to educate and assist members of the public on these dates and times:

 

Date & Time:        Jan. 24, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location:              Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Dr.

 

Date & Time:        Jan. 31, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location:              Rosa Keller Library, 4300 S. Broad St.

 

Date & Time:        Feb. 7, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location:              New Orleans East Library, 5641 Read Blvd.

 

 

         To date, more than 14,000 New Orleans residents have enrolled in affordable coverage through the Marketplace with many consumers eligible for financial assistance. In Louisiana, 87 percent of enrollees have received subsidies to lower the cost of insurance. Nationally, nearly 6 in 10 uninsured Americans are eligible to receive health insurance for $100 per month or less through the Marketplace.

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