Connect for Health holds state enrollment gatherings |

Connect for Health holds state enrollment gatherings

EAGLE COUNTY — Connect for Health Colorado staff, certified agents/brokers and certified health coverage guides will meet with local residents and business owners to answer questions, discuss new health insurance offered by the statewide health insurance marketplace and enrollment deadlines, and assist with enrollments. Open enrollment ends March 31 and most Coloradans cannot get health insurance again until 2015.

West Mountain Region Health Assistance Network and local agents/brokers available for walk-in enrollment

• Colorado Mountain College Edwards Campus, Wednesday, March 26, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 150 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards, CO 81632

• Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs Campus, Thursday, March 27, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1402 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, Room 204

• Pitkin County Courthouse Plaza, Friday, March 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 530 E. Main St., Aspen, CO 81611

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The deadline for uninsured Coloradans to enroll in commercial health insurance for 2014 is March 31. After that, uninsured Coloradans cannot get commercial coverage until 2015 unless they have a special circumstance, such as losing a job that provided coverage or moving to the state. The next open enrollment period will be Nov. 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015. Coloradans can apply for Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus at any point during the year. More information is available here.

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