Only Days from the February 15th Enrollment Deadline, Chariot Health and Get Covered America Partner to Help Philadelphians Sign-Up for Health Coverage

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Enrollment Assisters On-Site for Winter Health and Resource Fair at the Gallery at Market East Saturday. Consumers Can Sign-Up for New Insurance or Make Changes to Existing Plans.

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We’re fortunate to partner with Get Covered America and Enroll America to help the uninsured and underinsured citizens of Philadelphia get the coverage they need for themselves and their families,

Only days remain to sign-up for health coverage for 2015. The deadline for Open Enrollment is February 15th.

Chariot Health, Get Covered America and Enroll America are sponsoring the final Health Insurance Enrollment Drive and Winter Health Resource Fair at the Gallery at Market East from 11:00AM to 6:00PM on Saturday, February 7th.

“Philadelphian’s have an opportunity to meet with enrollment assisters who will explain their options and help them sign-up for affordable quality health coverage before the deadline on February 15th,” stated John Henry, Chairman and CEO of Chariot Companies.

According to http://www.healthcare.gov, February 15, 2015, Open Enrollment ends. Enroll by this date and coverage can begin as soon as March 1. After this date, you can enroll in or change plans for 2015 only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

“Health insurance is a basic necessity and we’re fortunate to partner with Get Covered America and Enroll America to help the uninsured and underinsured citizens of Philadelphia get the coverage they need for themselves and their families,” noted Henry.

Consumers are asked to bring:

  •     Social Security or Immigration Document Number for each person in the household
  •     Date of Birth for each person in the household
  •     Employer information and tax documents for each person in the household (W-2 and other tax forms)
  •     Identification

The all-day event will take place at The Gallery, 11th and Market, in the Rotunda on the Lower Level, Jefferson/Market East Station - enter next to Hard Rock Café then go downstairs. Stationed on site to serve Philadelphians are Enroll America, Chariot Companies, Cognosante, The City of Philadelphia, PECO, CLARIFI, and YO ACAP. You can RSVP to the event by emailing jcusick(at)enrollamerica(dot)org or by calling 267-514-5272.

Additional counselors will be on-site to provide the following services: financial counseling, dressing for job interviews, LIURP (Low Income Usage Reduction Programs), health screenings and screenings for supplemental nutrition assistance program.

The event will be open to press, who will have the opportunity to talk to Philadelphia health insurance consumers, enrollment assisters and representatives from Enroll America. Similar events in December and January drew several hundred consumers.

About Chariot Health
Chariot Health provides high quality star-rated medical insurance, Medicare and other products in 20 states across the U.S. Chariot Health offers a community benefit component in which 20 percent of net profits directly assist low-wealth seniors and children. Visit http://www.chariothealthcare.com for more information.

About Get Covered America and Enroll America
Get Covered America is a national campaign of Enroll America that is focused on educating consumers about the benefits of health coverage and the new health insurance available under the Affordable Care Act. With operations in 11 states (AZ, FL, GA, IL, MI, NC, NJ, OH, PA, TN, and TX), our grassroots team is powered by passionate staff and volunteers with one motivating goal: to give Americans the information they need to choose an affordable health insurance plan that’s right for them and their families.

Enroll America is the nation's leading health care enrollment coalition, bringing together community and health organizations, businesses and others to inform consumers about the new health coverage options and how to enroll in them. It is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization focused on one goal: maximizing the number of Americans who enroll in and retain health coverage.

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