Columbia, SC– As Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) comes to a close, Richland Library social workers and navigators are preparing to answer last-minute questions from the community. From noon to midnight, Friday, December 15, local residents can meet with us as well as representatives from Palmetto Project, Lourie Life and Health, and Insurance Advantage during an ACA Deadline Event at Brookland Baptist Church (1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia).
In addition, free consultations are available at any Richland Library location in the weeks leading up to the deadline. To schedule an appointment, you can call 803-231-6330 or visit richlandlibrary.com/getcovered.
Be sure to have the following information readily available:
- Household income for 2017
- Social Security numbers
- Dates of birth for yourself and dependents
- Current workplace’s offered health care plan; optional
Since Open Enrollment started on November 1, more than two million Americans have signed up and chosen health care plans for 2018, according to recent data.
Again, the final day for Open Enrollment is Friday, December 15.