Free Assistance with Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Available from Halifax Health – Healthy Communities

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (October 24, 2019) – Residents of Volusia and Flagler counties who need help enrolling in the 2020 Health Insurance Marketplace can contact Halifax Health - Healthy Communities for free assistance.  

The open enrollment period for the 2020 Health Insurance Marketplace is Friday, November 1 through Sunday, December 15, 2019.  Halifax Health - Healthy Communities has certified application counselors to assist those seeking coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.  Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Halifax Health-Healthy Communities office, located at 1688 West Granada Boulevard in Ormond Beach.  

The Health Insurance Marketplace is for those who do not have health coverage through employment, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or another source that provides qualifying health coverage. 

Those who do have job-based insurance can buy a plan through the Marketplace, but will have to pay full price unless their employer’s insurance doesn’t meet certain standards.  Persons with Medicare cannot switch to Marketplace insurance, supplement their own coverage with a Marketplace plan, or buy a Marketplace dental plan.

To make an appointment with a certified application counselor at Halifax Health-Healthy Communities, call 386.425.7920.

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org

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